Story: Twomey, Patrick Joseph

Patrick Joseph Twomey during one of his trips to the Pacific islands

Patrick Joseph Twomey during one of his trips to the Pacific islands

As well as raising money to help eradicate leprosy in the Pacific, Patrick Twomey travelled there frequently to assess needs and oversee the expenditure of the Lepers' Trust Board.

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Hugh Laracy. 'Twomey, Patrick Joseph', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5t24/twomey-patrick-joseph (accessed 18 August 2019)