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Cecil John Levien

Cecil John Levien miner's right 1923, gold from Bulolo Mine

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Gold mine owner Cecil John Levien (1874-1932) took out the first miner's right issued in the Territory of New Guinea in 1923. In 1923-24 Levien took out leases at Bulolo flats. Levien later became a director and major shareholder of Guinea Airways Limited, New Guinea's pioneer aviation company. Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. http://adb.anu.edu.au/ (accessed 17 June, 2015)