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Porritt, Arthur Espie, Baron Porritt (1900–1994), surgeon and governor-general of New Zealand

Peter J. Morris

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/55260

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Porritt, Arthur Espie, Baron Porritt (1900–1994), surgeon and governor-general of New Zealand, was born on 10 August 1900 at Wanganui, New Zealand, the son of Ernest Edward Porritt (1870–1950), a surgeon, and his wife, Ivy Elizabeth, née Mackenzie (d. 1914). He was educated at ...

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Subjects: Surgery ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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