Kenneth Gresson

Sir Kenneth Macfarlane Gresson KBE (18 July 1891 7 October 1974) was a New Zealand soldier, lawyer, university lecturer and judge. He was born on 18 July 1891 and attended Rangi Ruru.[1] His father, John Beatty Gresson, was a solicitor in Christchurch, who died in a railway accident a few months before Kenneth Macfarlane Gresson was born.[2] His grandfather, Henry Barnes Gresson, was one of New Zealand's first Supreme Court judges.[1] He was buried in a family grave at St Paul's Anglican Church, Papanui.[3]


  1. 1 2 Finn, Jeremy. "Kenneth Macfarlane Gresson". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "Further Details". Star (7115). 17 March 1891. p. 3. Retrieved 7 October 2013.
  3. Greenaway, Richard L. N. (June 2007). "St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery Tour : Papanui" (PDF). Christchurch City Libraries. pp. 61–63. Retrieved 7 May 2011.

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 11/3/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.