|Member of the New Zealand Parliament
14 November 1928 – 2 December 1931
|Preceded by||Vivian Potter|
|Succeeded by||Arthur Shapton Richards|
George Charles Munns (1877–1954) was a United Party Member of Parliament in New Zealand.
Early life and career
George Munns was born in England in 1877 and later emigrated to New Zealand in 1892. He then took an interest in the mining business and became the chairman of directors of the Maoriland Mining Company.
|Parliament of New Zealand|
For seven years Munns was a member of the Gisborne Borough Council, including three years as the chairman of the council's works committee, an later he was a member of the Gisborne School Committee. After moving to Auckland he continued his interest in local politics and became President of the Roskill East Ratepayers' Association.
He won the Auckland electorate of Roskill in the 1928 general election, but in 1931 he was defeated by the Labour candidate Arthur Shapton Richards. In 1930 he became his party's senior Whip, serving in that capacity until his defeat.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
|New Zealand Parliament|
|Member of Parliament for Roskill
Arthur Shapton Richards
|Party political offices|
|Senior Whip of the United Party
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