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In 1940 he married Millicent Joan Stewart; they had four children.
- Minister for Social Security 1954–1956
- Minister for Industry and Commerce 1956–1957
- Minister for Customs 1956–1957
He later served as Ambassador to Thailand and Laos 1970–1973, then Ambassador to Italy and Ambassador to Iraq concurrently from 1976–1980 and Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (while resident in Rome) 1977–1980.
- Gustafson 1986, p. 317.
- Wilson 1985, p. 202.
- Lambert & Palenski: The New Zealand Almanac, 1982. ISBN 0-908570-55-4
- New Zealand Heads of Overseas Missions - NZ Ministry of Fopreign Affairs and Trade
- New Zealand Heads of Overseas Missions - NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- 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) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
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|Member of Parliament for Tamaki