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

Mr. James Doreen

Mr. James Doreen was born in the Hutt Valley, Wellington, on the 20th of May, 1848, and became a landed proprietor in 1880. Since that time he has conducted a dairy farm on his property. He became connected with the local borough council in 1879. On one occasion he was Mayor for three, years in succession, and was re-elected to the office for the year 1899. He has also served on the Hampden school committee, and takes a leading part in connection with the local Church of Christ. Mr. Doreen was married, in 1874, to a daughter of Mr. T. McCormick, of Hampden, and has six sons and four daughters.

Mr. J. Doreen.

Mr. J. Doreen.