Robert William Smith (politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1909–1911 17th Rangitikei Liberal
1911–1914 18th Waimarino Liberal
1914–1919 19th Waimarino Liberal
1919–1922 20th Waimarino Liberal
1925–1928 22nd Waimarino Liberal

Robert William Smith (1871–1958) was a New Zealand politician of the Liberal Party.

He won the Rangitikei electorate in a 1909 by-election and held it to 1911. In 1911, he won the Waimarino electorate, which he held to 1922, when he was defeated by Labour's Frank Langstone. In the 1925 election, Smith won it back, but was defeated again by Langstone in the 1928 election.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 235. OCLC 154283103. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Arthur Remington
Member of Parliament for Rangitikei
1909–1911
Succeeded by
Edward Newman
New constituency Member of Parliament for Waimarino
1911–1922
1925–1928
Succeeded by
Frank Langstone
Preceded by
Frank Langstone