Cuthbert Cowan

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Cowan, circa 1905.

Cuthbert Cowan (1835 – 4 April 1927) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament from Southland, New Zealand.

Biography[edit]

Political career[edit]

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1869 4th Wallace Independent
1884–1887 9th Hokonui Independent
1887–1890 10th Hokonui Independent

Cowan represented the Wallace electorate in 1869, but he resigned after only three months, and then the Hokonui electorate from 1884 to 1890, when he retired.[1] He unsuccessfully contested the Awarua electorate in both the 1896 general election and the 1897 by-election against Joseph Ward.[2][3]

Death[edit]

He died in April 1927 in Invercargill aged 92.[4]

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. 191. OCLC 154283103. 
  2. ^ "The Awarua Election". LX (2467). The Timaru Herald. 7 August 1897. p. 3. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "The General Election". The Press. LIII (9565). 4 November 1896. p. 6. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Personal Matters". The Evening Post. CXIII (80). 5 April 1927. p. 11. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Alexander McNeil
Member of Parliament for Wallace
1869
Succeeded by
George Webster