John Cameron Galbraith was a General Storekeeper in Te Puke, a town in the Western Bay of Plenty of New Zealand. Galbraith was born in Singapore and was educated in Glasgow. He moved to New Zealand in 1881 on the ship “Lady Jocelyn” and he established the first store in Te Puke which was called The Pioneer. He was chairman of the Te Puke Drainage Board, which he helped establish. He also held a position on the licensing committee, and he was involved the commission of the peace in 1894.
His descendant John Galbraith presented two boxes of letters and background materials to the University of Waikato Library.
First NameJohnMiddle NameCameronLast NameGalbraithDate of Birth1860Date of Death1907