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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Packer, John Edward

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Packer, John Edward, J.P. (brother of the preceding), Under-Treasurer, Tasmania, entered the Tasmanian Government service as clerk in the Telegraph department in 1859, became chief clerk in 1866, Ministerial Clerk and Secretary to the Public Debt Commission in 1886, in which year he was appointed Under-Treasurer. Mr. Packer is a J.P. of the colony.