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Keesing, Ralph (1831–1913)

from Wairarapa Daily Times (New Zealand)

The death occurred last Friday in Auckland of Mr Ralph Keesing, one of its oldest and most highly respected citizens. The late Mr Keesing, who was in his eighty-second year, was the father-in-law of Mr M. Caselberg, of Masterton. He was for many years the leading draper in Auckland. He retired from business thirty years ago. Mr Keesing at one time played a prominent part in the civic life of the city. He was twice married, and is survived by his widow, six sons, and one daughter (Mrs M. Caselberg).

Original publication

  • Wairarapa Daily Times (New Zealand), 18 March 1913

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'Keesing, Ralph (1831–1913)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 September 2020.

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9 June 1831
London, Middlesex, England


14 March 1913
Auckland, New Zealand

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