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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]

Mr. George Robinson Cheeseman

Mr. George Robinson Cheeseman , General Manager of the Shag Point Coal Company, was born in 1860 in Auckland, and was educated at the college and grammar school in that city. After two years' experience in the National Bank of New Zealand, he went to Dunedin in 1880 and became accountant at the Shag Point coal mine for a former proprietary. Mr. Cheeseman was appointed general manager in 1889. He has long been interested in athletics, and is a member of the Otago rowing club and the Carisbrook cricket club.