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Gus Mansford in his mayoral robes. He was Palmerston North Mayor 1931 - 1947.

Augustus Edward Mansford was born in Nelson c. 1886. He came to Palmerston North in 1907, and began an auctioneering business before becoming an accountant. He was a noted sportsman in his youth. He was awarded the O.B.E. in 1946, and died 13 June 1962.

Hand painted portrait. Probably removed from oval frame.

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2018Pa_2006-281_025196
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A E (Gus) Mansford, Mayor of Palmerston North
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Public Photograph Collection 2006-281
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Palmerston North
Date
1940s

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