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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]

Mr. John Greenfield

Mr. John Greenfield , Proprietor of the Vernon run, was born in Wellington, in September, 1875, and is the only son of the late Mr. Robert Mackay Greenfield, of the firm of Messrs Greenfield and Stewari, timber merchants, and sash and door manufacturers. He was educated at the Wellington College, was afterwards employed on various sheep stations in various parts of New Zealand and Australia, and subsequently acquired “Vernon” in 1900. Mr. Greenfield is vice-president of the Acclimatisation Society, is a member of the Racing Club committee, a member of the Agricultural and Pastoral Association, a director of the Marlborough Brewery and Aerated Water Company, and of the Marlborough Dairy Company.