JF (Jack) Ryan

Jack Ryan in 1971

Jack Ryan in 1971

John Frank Ryan
Born: 23 Feb 1921
Died: 16 Apr 2008

Worked at:

  • Te Puke, Taumaranui, Auckland: Telegraph Cadet, Telegraph Messenger, 1939-1942
  • Wellington Radio School: 1942
  • ZGN Suva: 1941-1944
  • Te Puke: Telegraphist, 1946
  • Auckland Radio: Telegraphist, 1949-1954
  • Whakatane PO: 1954-1957
  • Chatham Islands Radio: Superintendent, 31 Aug 1957 – 1966
  • Wellington Radio: Superintendent, 1966-1971
  • Awarua Radio: Superintendent, 24 May 1971 – 18 Jan 1974
  • Wellington PO HQ, 1974
  • Retired 1977

See: Jack Ryan remembers ZLC Chatham Islands

20 February 2005: George King, John Duncan, Jack Ryan and Joe Collett at a quarterly lunch for radio colleagues at the Fisherman's Table in Paekakariki

20 February 2005: George King, John Duncan, Jack Ryan and Joe Collett at a quarterly lunch for radio colleagues at the Fisherman’s Table in Paekakariki.
Photo: Clyde Williams. Click to enlarge.

20 February 2005: Ete Deverall, Jack Ryan, Joe Collett, Bill Deverall, Zita Ryan and Maureen Collett at a quarterly lunch for radio colleagues at the Fisherman's Table in Paekakariki

20 February 2005: Ete Deverall, Jack Ryan, Joe Collett, Bill Deverall, Zita Ryan and Maureen Collett at a quarterly lunch for radio colleagues at the Fisherman’s Table in Paekakariki.
Photo: Clyde Williams. Click to enlarge.