John Munro (New Zealand politician born c. 1798)

John Munro (1798/99 – 24 April 1879) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in the Auckland Province, New Zealand.

He was described as "an old Nova Scotia settler" of Waipu.[1][2][3][4]

BiographyEdit

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1861–1866 3rd Marsden Independent
1869–1870 4th Marsden Independent
1871–1875 5th Marsden Independent

He represented the Marsden electorate from 1861 to 1866, when he was defeated. He then represented the electorate again from a by-election in 1869 to 1875, when he was again defeated.[5]

He died on 24 April 1879, aged 80 years.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "News of the Day". Nelson Examiner. 24 February 1869.
  2. ^ "The late John Munro". The New Zealand Herald. 26 April 1879.
  3. ^ "Auckland". Star. 24 April 1879.
  4. ^ "Obituary". The New Zealand Herald. 28 April 1879.
  5. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 222. OCLC 154283103.
  6. ^ "Telegrams". Otago Daily Times. No. 5361. 25 April 1879. p. 2. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Marsden
1861–1866
1869–1876
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Francis Hull
Succeeded by