Marijan Anton Devcich

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Marijan Anton Devcich

Birthplace: Podgora, Croatia
Death: Died in Auckland, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Auckland, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Jure Devčić and Antica Luce Devčić
Husband of Antoinetta Devcich (Lovrić/Lovrich)
Father of Violet Yakich (Devcich); Amelia Borich (Devcich); George Valentine Devcich and Leonard Alan Devcich
Brother of Mate Devčić; Ane Devčić; Mare Yelas; Simun Devcich; Nediljka Devčić and 5 others

Occupation: owned Hauraki Fisheries
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About Marijan Anton Devcich

Marijan Devcich was founder of Waitemata Fisheries, Auckland. In 1935, he built new processing buildings. The five fishing boats that were built were: Waitemata, Waimana, Waiwera, Waikawa, Waipawa.. His business thrived and fish was distributed far and wide through Auckland, Hamilton, New Plymouth. In the book " From Distant Villages" by Stephen A Jelicich. Chapter 87 is devoted to his life story.

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Marijan Anton Devcich's Timeline

December 16, 1879
Podgora, Croatia
July 21, 1910
Age 30
Auckland, New Zealand
May 8, 1911
Age 31
Thames, New Zealand
August 6, 1912
Age 32
Hamilton, New Zealand
January 21, 1914
Age 34
Thames, New Zealand
June 8, 1918
Age 38
Hamilton, Hamilton City, Waikato, New Zealand
January 9, 1953
Age 73
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand