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Hawke in 1928.

Richard Wilson Hawke (1865 – 12 July 1941) was a United Party Member of Parliament in New Zealand, and a farmer and poultry-breeder.


New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1928–1931 23rd Kaiapoi United
1931–1935 24th Kaiapoi United

He won the Kaiapoi electorate in 1928, but was defeated in 1935.[1]

In 1935, he was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal.[2]

He died in Papanui, Christchurch aged 75. He was born in Cornwall, England, and had been on the Waimairi County Council.[3]


  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 204. OCLC 154283103.
  2. ^ "Official jubilee medals". Evening Post. CXIX (105). 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Obituary". Press. 14 July 1841.
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
David Buddo
Member of Parliament for Kaiapoi
Succeeded by
Morgan Williams