Peter Barr

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Peter Barr (9 July 1861 – 21 March 1951) was a New Zealand accountant. He was born in Dunedin, New Zealand on 9 July 1861. He was instrumental in founding the Institute of Accountants of New Zealand in Dunedin in 1894 which became the New Zealand Society of Accountants with the passing of the New Zealand Society of Accountants Act 1908. He also agitated to get accountancy degrees status in New Zealand. [1]


  1. ^ Stratton, Kerry. "Peter Barr". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)