|3rd Superintendent of Nelson Province|
Mar 1865 – 4 February 1867
|Born||12 June 1820|
|Died||28 October 1905(aged 85)|
|Children||ten, including Sarah Page|
Alfred Saunders (12 June 1820 – 28 October 1905) was a 19th-century New Zealand politician.
|Parliament of New Zealand|
He was elected onto the Nelson Provincial Council representing Waimea South in 1855 and remained a councillor until his election of Superintendent for the Nelson Province from 1865 to 1867. He was elected as Member of Parliament for Waimea in 1861, and he resigned from this seat in 1864. He then represented Cheviot from 1878 to 1881 when he was defeated. He contested the 1888 by-election in the Ashley electorate and was defeated by John Verrall by just two votes. From 1889 to 1890 he represented the Lincoln electorate and from 1890 to 1896 he represented Selwyn, being defeated at the general election of 1896 for the latter constituency.
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- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
- "Ashley Election". The Press. XLV (7132). 31 July 1888. p. 5. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
- "Mr. Alfred Saunders". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Canterbury Provincial District. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia Company Limited. 1903. Retrieved 14 April 2010.
- Bohan, Edmund. "Sarah Page". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- Mennell, Philip (1892). " Saunders, Alfred". The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. London: Hutchinson & Co. Wikisource
John Perry Robinson
|Superintendent of Nelson Province
|New Zealand Parliament|
|Member of Parliament for Waimea
John George Miles
|Member of Parliament for Cheviot
|Member of Parliament for Lincoln
|Member of Parliament for Selwyn