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Message to the Governor General of New Zealand About the Death of Former Prime Minister Joseph Ward.

July 10, 1930

[Released July 10, 1930. Dated July 9, 1930]

I HAVE LEARNED with great regret of the death of Sir JosephWard, twice Prime Minister of New Zealand. May I express to you the sincere sympathy of the Government and the people of the United States in the loss which your country has sustained in the passing of this distinguished statesman.

HERBERT HOOVER

Note: Sir Joseph Ward, Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1906 to 1919 and 1928 to 1930, died on July 7, 1930.
Lord Bledisloe was Governor General of New Zealand.

Herbert Hoover, Message to the Governor General of New Zealand About the Death of Former Prime Minister Joseph Ward. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/211029

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