James McCleave MATIER
It is not known where James was born.
He married Annie Bibby (born at Waipawa in 1868) in 1891.
They had four girls & one boy. Two of the children died as infants.
Whilst in Levin, from around 1903 to 1911, James was the banker for the BNZ.
He started in Tauranga, then Napier, Waipukurau, Levin, Dunedin & then Auckland.