Norman Eric Kirk

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Norman Eric Kirk

Birthplace: Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand
Death: Died in Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Norman Kirk and Vera Janet Kirk
Husband of Lucy Ruth Miller

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Norman Eric Kirk

Norman Eric Kirk (6 January 1923 – 31 August 1974) was the 29th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974. He led the Parliamentary wing of the New Zealand Labour Party from 1965 to 1974. He was the fourth Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand, but the first to be born in New Zealand. Kirk had a reputation as the most formidable debater of his time.

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January 6, 1923
Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand
August 31, 1974
Age 51
Wellington, New Zealand