John H. Boyes
|John H. Boyes
|Public Service Commissioner|
|Prime Minister||Michael Joseph Savage, Peter Fraser|
|Preceded by||Thomas Mark|
|Succeeded by||Richard M. Campbell CMG|
He was chairman of the Social Security Commission, in between his terms as Public Service Commissioner (1936-38 & 1941-46). In 1936 the Labour government would have preferred Boyes to Thomas Mark as Public Service Commissioner, so appointed Boyes and Mark as Joint Commissioners. There was an awkward two years, before Boyes was appointed to establish the new Social Security Department.
He died in 1958 and was buried at Purewa Cemetery in Auckland.
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