Story: Laking, George Robert

George Laking and President John F. Kennedy

George Laking and President John F. Kennedy

George Laking was New Zealand’s ambassador in Washington from 1961 to 1967. Here he meets with President John F. Kennedy (left) in the White House’s Oval Office in the early 1960s.

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How to cite this page:

Ian McGibbon. 'Laking, George Robert', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2019. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6l5/laking-george-robert (accessed 24 February 2020)