David Barnes (politician)
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament
1935 – 1938
|Preceded by||John Bitchener|
|Succeeded by||David Campbell Kidd|
David Barnes (1894–1970) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.
|Parliament of New Zealand|
Barnes was a farmer who was wounded at Gallipoli and later served in the RAF. He was a founding member and president of the Fairlie Crown Tenant's Association branch. represented the Waitaki electorate from 1935 to 1938, when he was defeated by National candidate David Campbell Kidd. He later commanded the Home Guard in the Timaru district during World War II.
- Gustafson, Barry (1986). From the Cradle to the Grave: A biography of Michael Joseph Savage. Auckland, New Zealand: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00138-5.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 182. OCLC 154283103.
|New Zealand Parliament|
|Member of Parliament for Waitaki
David Campbell Kidd
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