Thomas Thompson (New Zealand politician)

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Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1884–1887 9th Auckland North Independent
1887–1890 10th Auckland North Independent
1890–1893 11th City of Auckland Liberal
1895–1896 12th City of Auckland Liberal
1896–1899 13th City of Auckland Liberal

Thomas Thompson (1832 – 21 January 1919) was a New Zealand politician of the Liberal Party.

He represented the Auckland North electorate from 1884 to 1890, then the City of Auckland electorate from 1890 to 1899, when he retired.[1]

He was Minister of Justice from 2 March 1896 to 23 January 1900 and Minister of Defence from 22 June 1896 to 23 January 1900 in the Liberal Government.[2]

He was appointed to the Legislative Council on 18 March 1903 and his appointment was renewed on 18 March 1910; his term ended on 17 March 1917.[3]

Thompson died in Mount Eden, Auckland, on 21 January 1919,[4] and was buried at Purewa Cemetery.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 240.
  2. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 73.
  3. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 165.
  4. ^ "Passing of old colonist". Auckland Star. 22 January 1919. p. 6. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Burial and cremation details". Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 

References[edit]

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
Political offices
Preceded by
William Hall-Jones
Minister of Justice
1896–1900
Succeeded by
James McGowan