Topic: Douglas Jervis

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A short biography

Mr Jervis lived in Rotorua from 1911, he served in the Great War then returned to Rotorua to take up his chosen career as an accountant. He was member of the Rotorua High School Board, Chairman of the Rotorua Primary School Committee, Chairman of the Building Society and Rehabilitation Committee. He was elected to the Borough Council in 1941 and was the Chairman of the Finance Committee from 1942. He was the only member of the then Borough Council to seek re-election.... [subsequently re-elected and served until 1950.]

Excerpt from the Rotorua Post 1947.

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