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Bernard Carl Ashwin

Bernard Carl Ashwin

Economist Bernard Ashwin rose to become Secretary to the Treasury in 1939, and held the position until his retirement in 1955. A highly influential economic policy-maker, he was instrumental in elevating the status of Treasury in government.

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Brian Easton. 'Ashwin, Bernard Carl', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 September 2023)