John Jeffries

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Sir John Francis Jeffries Kt (28 March 1929 – 25 January 2019) was a New Zealand politician and judge. He was a judge on the High Court from 1976 until his retirement in 1992.[1] He was the 14th Deputy Mayor of Wellington City from 1971 to 1974. Jeffries was born in Wellington. He was a member of the Labour Party.

Jeffries died on 25 January 2019 in Wellington, aged 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rowe, Alistair (9 March 1976). "Mr Jeffries to be Judge in Supreme Court". The Evening Post.
  2. du Fresne, Karl (16 February 2019). "Sir John Jeffries: From school failure to career overachiever".