James Garwood

1882–11 January 1953 (Age 71)
Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of James

James Garwood was born in 1882. He married Iva Lillian Van in 1911, in Wellington, New Zealand. He died on 11 January 1953, in Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 71.

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James Garwood
1882–1953
Iva Lillian Van
1888–1974
Marriage: 1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1911
Wellington, New Zealand

World Events (3)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 5

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 11

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 14

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified minor place, possibly in East Anglia, where the name is most common, and probably so called from Old English gāra ‘gore’, ‘triangular piece of land’ + wudu ‘wood’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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