Story: Barr, Peter

Peter Barr

Peter Barr

Single-minded and scrupulous, Peter Barr was from 1908 to 1913 first president of the New Zealand Society of Accountants, which helped establish accountancy as a recognised profession.

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How to cite this page:

Kerry Stratton. 'Barr, Peter', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)