Charles Beard Izard
|Charles Beard Izard|
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Wellington South and Suburbs
26 September 1887 – 5 December 1890
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|Succeeded by||seat abolished|
Wellington, New Zealand
|Spouse(s)||Mary Ann Hayward|
|Relations||Charles Hayward Izard (son)|
Izard was born in Brighton, England, and educated at King's College London and Magdalene College, Cambridge, graduating in mathematics in 1854. After studying at Lincoln's Inn he was admitted to the bar in England. He married Miss Mary Ann Hayward from Sussex in 1859. She died in Wellington on 18 July 1900 aged 71 years.
In 1860 they emigrated to Auckland, and that year moved to Wellington. He was a Crown solicitor and partner in the law firm that became Bell Gully. His son, Charles Hayward Izard, was a partner in that firm from 1882 to 1897. He was on the boards of local schools and local companies e.g. the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company and the Meat Export Company. He retired from the law in 1887 due to failing eyesight.
|Parliament of New Zealand|
|1887–1890||10th||Wellington South and Suburbs||Independent|
- Evening Post; 21 October 1904 p5
- Dominion; 19 July 1900 p6
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- "Foxton". Thames Star. XII (4043). 13 December 1881. p. 2. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 207. OCLC 154283103.
- Foster, Joseph (1885). "Izard, Charles Beard". Men-at-the-Bar (second ed.). London: Hazell, Watson, and Viney. p. 238.
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