Arthur Morrison (politician)
Morrison was born in Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1846 and attended the local parish school until aged nine years. He emigrated to New Zealand in 1874 and was a coal merchant in Dunedin from 1875 until his election to Parliament in 1893. He exemplified the self-made man who identified with Labour.
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- "Our Dunedin special". Poverty Bay Herald. 23 November 1901. p. 2. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- "Death of Mr Arthur Morrison, M.H.R.". Otago Daily Times. 23 November 1901. p. 8. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- Hamer, David (1988). The New Zealand Liberals : the Years of Power 1891–1912. Auckland: Auckland University Press. pp. 186, 365.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 221. OCLC 154283103.
- "Mr Morrison's Funeral". Evening Star (11714). 25 November 1901. p. 8. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
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Constituency recreated after abolition in 1890
Title last held byWilliam Barron
|Member of Parliament for Caversham