Lawrence Matthew (Lorenz) FRANCHI
Lorenz was born at NSW Australia.
He travelled to NZ in Oct 1904.
He married Mary Curtin (born in 1877) in 1915.
They had one daughter.
He married for a 2nd time to Ivy Ross (born in 1903) in 1927.
By trade, Lorenz was a plasterer. He mainly worked in Auckland. However he became a hotelkeeper in Opononi & Whakataki. He was also the Grand Hotel, Levin proprietor from Oct 1958. He retired to live in Waipu