Story: Williams, William Leonard

William Leonard Williams

Leonard Williams in later life with a long, bushy white beard.

William Leonard Williams, who like his father before him was a missionary and Maori linguist.

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How to cite this page:

Frances Porter. 'Williams, William Leonard', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated September, 2003. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 September 2023)