Edwin Keating

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Edwin Joseph (Ted) Keating, CMG (29 October 1910 – 22 October 1987), was a New Zealand Member of Parliament for the Labour Party, academic and director of the Bank of New Zealand.

Biography[edit]

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1954–1957 31st Hastings Labour
1957–1960 32nd Hastings Labour

Keating was born in Aldershot, England in 1910[1] and arrived in New Zealand in 1926.

Keating represented the Hastings electorate from 1954 to 1960, when he was defeated by National's Duncan MacIntyre.[2]

After politics he became a senior lecturer in industrial relations at Victoria University of Wellington.[3] Keating also served as a director of the Bank of New Zealand from 1975 to 1987.

He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in the 1986 Queen's Birthday Honours for public and community services.[4]

He died in 1987.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 209.
  2. ^ Wilson 1985, pp. 209, 215.
  3. ^ Traue 1978, p. 160.
  4. ^ Taylor, p. 211.

References[edit]

  • Gustafson, Barry (1986). The First 50 Years : A History of the New Zealand National Party. Auckland: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00177-6. 
  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
  • Honoured by the Queen by Alister Taylor
  • Who's Who in New Zealand by J.E. Traue (1978, Reed, Wellington)
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Sydney Jones
Member of Parliament for Hastings
1954–1960
Succeeded by
Duncan MacIntyre