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Levestam, Arnold Fraenkel (1862–1929)

The late Mr. Arnold F. Levestam, whose funeral took place last week in the Church of England portion of Northern Suburbs Cemetery, was for forty years an engineer in the employ of the Union Steamship Company. Among the steamers on which he was chief engineer were the Warrimoo, Paloona, Moana, Rotomahana, Monowai, Waimarino, Walkawa, and Mararoa. He was a foundation member of the New Zealand Institute of Engineers, and a member of Kilwinning Masonic Lodge, Dunedin. Mr. Levestam was born at Nelson, and was the son of Mr. H. Levestam, who sat in the Dominion parliament for some years. He leaves a widow and one daughter, Mrs. V. J. Phillips, of Sydney.

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'Levestam, Arnold Fraenkel (1862–1929)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/levestam-arnold-fraenkel-21333/text31726, accessed 5 July 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

14 September, 1862
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

Death

26 March, 1929 (aged 66)
Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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