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Agency Petrie, Charles
Agency Code ACC P39
Date Established 1882
Agency History Charles Petrie, mayor of Otahuhu Borough Council - 1935 - 1944. Charles Petrie was born at Glasgow, Scotland in 1882. Charles Petrie decided to start business in Otahuhu as storekeeper in 1923. He was a prominent member of the community. He was elected to the Primary School Committee and became treasurer.
He was elected to the borough council in 1924. He was elected as mayor in 1935. Charles Petrie had the honour of being mayor of the borough of Otahuhu, member for the district, and member of the first Labour Government. He received the Coronation medal in 1935.
Sources Otahuhu Borough and District Centennial Publication ‘A Century of Progress 1848 – 1948 A Souvenir of Otahuhu Yesterday and To-day’
Previous Agencies
ACC C33 Clements, Hubert Thomas
Subsequent Agencies
ACC M30 Murdoch, Albert