John Kneebone is confirmed dead at the age of 84.
John was best known as a New Zealand farming leader.
John Kneebone

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Kneebone in 2018
Born
John Thomas Kneebone

1935
Died (aged 84)
Cambridge, New Zealand
OccupationDairy farmer
John Thomas Kneebone CMG (1935 – 28 June 2020) was a New Zealand farming leader. He was elected as president of Federated Farmers in 1974, and was appointed to the Waitangi Tribunal in 1989. He was the inspiration behind the National Agricultural Fieldays, established in 1969, after visiting the United Kingdom on a Nuffield Scholarship.
In the 1988 New Year Honours, Kneebone was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George, for public services and services to agriculture. He died in Cambridge on 28 June 2020.
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