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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 6, Issue 2 (June 1, 1931)

Mr. Daniel Reese

Mr. Daniel Reese.

Mr. Daniel Reese is a Christchurch merchant. He was born in Christchurch in 1879, and received his education at the West Christchurch School and the Canterbury College School of Engineering. He served his apprenticeship at Anderson's, Christchurch, from 1894 to 1900, and was with Howard Smith's, Melbourne, from 1900 to 1903. He was at sea as a marine engineer from 1903 to 1906, trading to the Far East, the West Indies, and the Canadian and American coast. He received his chief engineer's ticket in 1906, and returned to Christchurch in the following page 14 year, becoming a member of the firm of Reese Bros. In the field of sport, Mr. Reese has had a noteworthy career. He first represented Canterbury at cricket at the age of 16. He first played for New Zealand in 1899, and was captain of New Zealand and Canterbury from 1907 to 1921. In addition, he played for the Melbourne Cricket Club from 1900 to 1903, and for the Tottenham Club (London) and Essex in 1906. He also represented Canterbury at football. Mr. Reese has extensive business interests in Christchurch, and he is president of the New Zealand Cricket Association.