Thomas Whitelock Kempthorne

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Thomas Whitelock Kempthorne (c.18343 November 1915) was a New Zealand manufacturing chemist and businessman who co-founded Kempthorne Prosser in 1870 in Dunedin. He was born in Cornwall, England c.1834. [1]

Kempthorne Prosser

Kempthorne Prosser & Co. Ltd, also known as the New Zealand Drug Company Ltd, was the leading drug and fertiliser manufacturer in New Zealand from 1869 until 1978. Their full name was Kempthorne Prosser & Co.'s New Zealand Drug Co. Ltd, established in Dunedin.

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  1. Parry, Gordon. "Thomas Whitelock Kempthorne". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography . Ministry for Culture and Heritage . Retrieved September 2014.Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)