Story: Alpers, Oscar Thorwald Johan

Oscar Thorwald Johan Alpers

Oscar Thorwald Johan Alpers

Oscar Alpers was a successful trial lawyer between 1903 and 1925. He was aided in this profession by his powerful voice, command of the English language and dramatic skills.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
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Oscar Alpers. 'Alpers, Oscar Thorwald Johan', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)