John Lundon

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Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1879–1881 7th Mongonui and Bay of Islands Independent

John Lundon (1828 – 7 February 1899) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament from Northland, New Zealand.

Born in County Limerick, Ireland, he arrived in Auckland in 1843. He represented Raglan and Onehunga on the Auckland Provincial Council. He was a hotel-keeper in Auckland, and an entrepreneur in Auckland and Samoa.[1]

He represented the Mongonui and Bay of Islands electorate from 1879 to 1881, when he was defeated by Richard Hobbs standing in the Bay of Islands electorate.[2][3] He contested the Bay of Islands electorate in the 1890 election and was beaten by Robert Houston.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Routledge, David. "Lundon, John". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 213. OCLC 154283103. 
  3. ^ "Country Elections". Auckland Star. XII (3539). 9 December 1881. p. 3. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "The General Election, 1890". National Library. 1891. p. 1. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
John William Williams
Member of Parliament for Mongonui and Bay of Islands
1879–1881
Constituency abolished