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Crawford Anderson

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1887–1890 10th Bruce Independent

John Crawford Anderson (c.1848 – 12 November 1930) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in Otago, New Zealand.

Anderson was born about 1848 at Maori Kaik on Otago Peninsula, the son of Archibald Anderson.[1]

He represented the Bruce electorate from 1887 to 1890, when he retired.[2] He unsuccessfully contested the Bruce electorate in the 1899 election against the incumbent, James Allen.[3]


  1. ^ Scholefield, Guy, ed. (1940). A Dictionary of New Zealand Biography : A–L (PDF). I. Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs. pp. 13–16. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  2. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 180. OCLC 154283103.
  3. ^ "The General Election, 1899". Wellington: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives. 19 June 1900. p. 3. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Donald Reid
Member of Parliament for Bruce
Succeeded by
James William Thomson