David Buddo (23 August 1853 – 8 December 1937) was a New Zealand politician and member of the Liberal Party.
|3rd Minister of Health|
6 January 1909 – 28 March 1912
|Prime Minister||Joseph Ward|
|Preceded by||George Fowlds|
|Succeeded by||George Warren Russell|
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament|
1893 – 1896
|Succeeded by||Richard Moore|
1899 – 1919
|Preceded by||Richard Moore|
|Succeeded by||David Jones|
1922 – 1928
|Preceded by||David Jones|
|Succeeded by||Richard Hawke|
|Member of the New Zealand Legislative Council|
|Born||23 August 1853|
|Died||8 December 1937 (aged 84)|
Christchurch, New Zealand
|Political party||Liberal Party|
|Relations||Bryan Todd (son-in-law)|
Buddo was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1853. His father was a surgeon with the Indian civil service. He grew up in a rural environment. He became an engineer in Perth, Scotland and came to New Zealand in c. 1874 or 1877. He married Janet Buddo (née Rollo) in 1886. His wife's cousin, Helen Ann Rollo Buddo, became an orphan in infancy and was brought up by them together with their own children. Helen Buddo married Bryan Todd.
|New Zealand Parliament|
|1928||Changed allegiance to:||United|
Buddo collapsed on 8 December 1937 while in the office of the Christchurch Gas, Coal and Coke Company. He died on his way to hospital. He was buried at Waimairi Cemetery. Janet Buddo survived her husband until 1945. Helen Todd survived her husband, who died in 1987.
- Rice, Geoffrey W. "Buddo, David". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- The New Zealand Liberals: The Years of Power 1891-1912 p361 by David Hamer (1988, Auckland University Press) ISBN 1-86940-014-3
- Wilson 1985, p. 186.
- Wilson 1985, p. 74.
- Wilson 1985, p. 150.
- "Official jubilee medals". The Evening Post. 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Cemeteries database". Christchurch City Council. Retrieved 7 January 2016.
- "Industrialist Todd dies". The Dominion. 1 June 1987. p. 3.
- Agriculture: replies to Mr. [Arnold E. V.] Richardson's report, Wellington, [N.Z.]: C.M. Banks, printers, c. 1923
- Buddo's reply is as a member of the Board of Governors of Lincoln University College
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
|New Zealand Parliament|
| Member of Parliament for Kaiapoi
| Minister of Public Health
George Warren Russell