Wellington Cody

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Cody, Riley, 1897-1946
Wellington amateur photographer, born in Melbourne. Worked in Post Office. Father of 14 children comprising, from oldest to youngest: Jean, Jim, Mary, Joan, Joseph, Patrick, Riley, Kathleen, Cecelia, Dennis, Kerry, Barry, Kevin and Basil. Son of Joseph and Eliza Cody, brother of Joseph Frederick Cody (war historian and biographer), and uncle of Patricia Fry (Wellington artist). Served in the First World War, Serial No 48319. Sometimes known as Riley. In 1930 he married Charlotte Kate Engel (1900-1962). Exhibition of his photographs held by PhotoForum at the Taj Mahal, 6-20 August 1976 (see Photo-Forum Dec 1976/January 1977 p18 for review of show). See also AT10/14 30 July 1990 for biographical details.
- https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22366652 (accessed 16/8/2021)
b.1897, d.1946
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