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Sir Michael Myers (1873–1950)

The death has occurred of Sir Michael Myers, who was Chief Justice of New Zealand from 1929 to 1946. He was 76. In 1899 Sir Michael Myers married Estelle, daughter of Hon. Maurice Salom, M.L.C., of Adelaide. Lady Myers and their two sons survive.

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'Myers, Sir Michael (1873–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 June 2024.

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7 September, 1873
Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand


8 April, 1950 (aged 76)
Wellington, New Zealand

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