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Willi Fels

Birthplace: Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in Dunedin, Dunedin City, Otago, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Heinemann Wilhelm Fels and Kätchen Concordia Fels
Husband of Sarah Elizabeth Fels
Father of Helene Mary Brasch and Harold Hallenstein Fels

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Willi Fels

Willi Fels (17 April 1858–29 June 1946) was a New Zealand merchant, collector and philanthropist. He was born in Halle an der Weser, Germany on 17 April 1858. Fels had a keen interest in history and classics, but rather than going to university he became manager of the family's woollen mill near Paderborn.

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Willi Fels's Timeline

April 17, 1858
Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany
Age 23
May 13, 1891
Age 33
Dunedin, Dunedin City, Otago, New Zealand
June 29, 1946
Age 88
Dunedin, Dunedin City, Otago, New Zealand