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James Thomas Hogan.

James Thomas Hogan (1 December 1874 – 1 January 1953) was an Independent Member of Parliament for two electorates in the North Island of New Zealand.

Born in Wanganui, Hogan was a machinist in the railway workshops, and a trade union secretary.[1]

Member of ParliamentEdit

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1905–1908 16th Wanganui Liberal–Labour
1908–1911 17th Wanganui Liberal–Labour
1928–1931 23rd Rangitikei Independent

Hogan represented the Wanganui electorate in the House of Representatives for six years from 1905 to 1911 as an Independent Liberal–Labour member.[2] Later, he returned to Parliament as an MP for Rangitikei between 1928 and 1931.[3]

In 1935, he was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal.[4]


  1. ^ Hamer 1988, p. 363.
  2. ^ Hamer 1988, p. 250.
  3. ^ Wood, G. Antony (ed.) (1996), Ministers and Members in the New Zealand Parliament, Dunedin, [N.Z.]: University of Otago Press, ISBN 1-877133-00-0CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link) p.93; and Bassett, Michael (1982), Three Party Politics in New Zealand, 1911-1931, n.p.: Historical Publications, p. 67, ISBN 0-86870-006-1
  4. ^ "Official jubilee medals". Evening Post. CXIX (105). 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 12 April 2014.

Further readingEdit

  • Hamer, David A. (1988). The New Zealand Liberals: The Years of Power, 1891–1912. Christchurch: Auckland University Press. ISBN 1-86940-014-3.
  • Bassett, Michael (1982), Three Party Politics in New Zealand, 1911-1931, n.p.: Historical Publications, ISBN 0-86870-006-1
  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
  • Wood, G. Anthony, ed. (1996). Ministers and Members: In the New Zealand Parliament. Dunedin: Otago University Press.
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Archibald Willis
Member of Parliament for Wanganui
Succeeded by
Bill Veitch
Preceded by
William Spiers Glenn
Member of Parliament for Rangitikei
Succeeded by
Alexander Stuart