Robert James Creighton

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Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1865–1866 3rd Parnell Independent
1869–1870 4th Newton Independent
1871–1875 5th Eden Independent

Robert James Creighton (1835–1893) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in the Auckland Region, New Zealand.

He represented the Parnell electorate from 1865 to 1866, when he retired. He then represented the Newton electorate from 1869 to 1870, when he retired. He then represented the Eden electorate from 1871 to 1875, when he retired.[1]

Creighton moved to San Francisco, where he was agent for the Government of New Zealand. During a short residence at Honolulu, he became a member of the Government of Hawaii. He died suddenly at San Francisco, leaving a widow, a son, and a daughter.[2]


  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 191. OCLC 154283103. 
  2. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1902). The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Auckland Provincial District. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 22 February 2011. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
George Graham
Member of Parliament for Newton
Succeeded by
William Swanson
New constituency Member of Parliament for Eden
Succeeded by
Joseph Tole
Government offices
Preceded by
Walter M. Gibson
Kingdom of Hawaii Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Walter M. Gibson