Wilson, Mackenzie James

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Wilson, Mackenzie James

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1915 – c. 2000


Mackenzie James Wilson joined the New Zealand & Australian Land Co in June 1934 as a jackeroo at the Weilmoringle Station. In 1939 he became an overseer and in 1945 manager of the station. In 1951 Wilson was transferred to the Sydney Office to become the Assistant Pastoral Inspector and then Pastoral Inspector in 1953. Sometime later he was appointed Assistant General Manager and General Manager in Australia in 1964. He became a Director in 1967. In 1969 the New Zealand & Australian Land Co was taken over by Dalgety and New Zealand Loan Ltd. Following the merger, Wilson was appointed Assistant General Manager of Dalgety’s Pastoral Division, but restructuring of the Division he was offered to leave. After his resignation on 4 October 1970, Wilson worked as a private pastoral consultant to the Northern Cattle Co Ltd, M L C Ltd and Australian Mutual Provident Society (AMP) and other companies. In October 1973 Wilson joined AMP as Assistant to their Pastoral Investment Manager and participated in the Tea Gardens Land Project in 1974-1975. He stayed with AMP until 25 July 1975 when he joined the Australian Pastoral Company Ltd, and appointed as General Manager in October 1975. Australian Pastoral Company Ltd was a fully owned subsidiary of the Australian Continental Resources Ltd.


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company manager; company director; consultant; farm manager

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New Zealand and Australian Land Company Limited (1877 - 1968)

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1967 - 1969

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Entered from deposit description on 23 April 2012




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