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John Ormond (farmer)

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Sir John Davies Wilder Ormond (8 September 1905 – 8 March 1995) was a businessman and farmer from New Zealand. Early life and family Born at Waipukurau, New Zealand, Ormond was the son of John Davies Ormond Jr and Emilie Mary Gladys Wilder. He was educated at Christ's College, New Zealand. His sports were tennis and rugby. He married Judith Wall on 26 August 1939. They had four sons and one daughter. He was the grandson of John Davies Ormond and brother-in-law of the politician Sir Hugh John Dyke Acland. His great uncle was Edward John Eyre, former governor of Jamaica. His cousin is the headmistress, Ormond Felicity Lusk. Political career He started out with a large sheep and cattle run. Later he was elected to the Waipukurau Branch of the New Zealand Farmers' Union (1927–1930). During the 1930s he "...was a leading proponent of the New Zealand Legion..." a radical, right-wing party, but when this proved ineffective he stood in the , in the electorate as an Ind
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