Andrew Sutherland

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Andrew Sinclair Sutherland CBE (1887 – 2 May 1961) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.

Biography[edit]

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1942–1943 26th Hauraki National
1943–1946 27th Hauraki National
1946–1949 28th Hauraki National
1949–1951 29th Hauraki National
1951–1954 30th Hauraki National

Sutherland was born in 1887 in Otago.[1] He was a member of the 9th New Zealand contingent (1902) to the Boer War.[1]

He contested the 1938 in the Raglan electorate against the incumbent, Labour's Lee Martin, but was unsuccessful.[2] He represented the Hauraki electorate from a 1942 by-election, caused by the death of John Manchester Allen,[3] to 1954, when he retired.[4] He was senior whip from 1950 to 1954.[5] He was awarded a CBE in 1955.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gustafson 1986, p. 345.
  2. ^ "The General Election, 1938". National Library. 1939. p. 4. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Gustafson 1986, p. 297.
  4. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 237.
  5. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 280.

References[edit]

  • Gustafson, Barry (1986). The First 50 Years : A History of the New Zealand National Party. Auckland: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00177-6. 
  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.