John Kristian Richter, Mill Owner

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John Kristian Richter, Mill Owner

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rostad gård, Inderøy, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
Death: Died in Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Terrace End Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Jørgen Richter and Massi Olsdatter Rostad
Husband of Harriet Frances Rae
Father of Jørgen Robert "Roy" Richter; John Osmund Richter; Massie Mary Richter; Nesta Ingeborg Richter; Ronald Alwyn Richter and 4 others
Brother of Ingeborg Anna Richter; Kristine Richter; Gurine Richter; Ole Jørgensen Richter; Anna Olava Richter and 2 others

Occupation: Bruksfullmektig. Én av pionerene i utbyggingen av sagbruk og mølledrift i New Zealand. Dannet eget firma.
Managed by: Halfdan Bryn
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About John Kristian Richter, Mill Owner

John Kristian Richter, to år yngre enn Ole. Ble etter hvert den daglige leder av gården, titulert som gårdsfullmektig i folketellingen av 1865. Foreldrene ville at John skulle ta over gården i og med at Ole var både politiker og advokat.

Til foreldrenes store sorg utvandret John Kristian til New Zealand i 1868. Der ble han en pioner på utviklingen av mølledrift og sagbruk, og startet sammen med to trondhjemmere firmaet Richter, Nannestad & Company. Byen Palmerston North – i dag 70000 innb.- vokste fram rundt firmaet.

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John Kristian Richter, Mill Owner's Timeline

1831
March 4, 1831
Inderøy, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
1879
September 19, 1879
Age 48
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1881
May 4, 1881
Age 50
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1882
December 24, 1882
Age 51
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1884
September 2, 1884
Age 53
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1886
November 24, 1886
Age 55
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1888
July 10, 1888
Age 57
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1889
August 19, 1889
Age 58
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1890
July 22, 1890
Age 59
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1893
February 4, 1893
Age 61
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand