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Ralph Keesing (1831–1913)

from Wairarapa Daily Times

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).

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9 June, 1831
London, Middlesex, England


14 March, 1913 (aged 81)
Auckland, New Zealand

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