William Burgoyne Taverner
Member of Parliament
|Parliament of New Zealand|
Under Joseph Ward, he was Minister of Railways (1928–1930), Minister of Customs (1928–1929), and Commissioner of State Forests (1928–1930). Under George Forbes, he was Minister of Public Works (1930–1931), and Minister of Transport (1930–1931).
Mayor and City Councillor
Taverner was one of Dunedin's longest serving City Councillors and was the Mayor of Dunedin from 1927 to 1929. In 1935, he was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1953 New Year Honours, for services to the community.
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- Wilson 1985, p. 80.
- Wilson 1985, p. 81.
- Thomson 1998, p. 497.
- "Official jubilee medals". Evening Post. 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- Wilson 1985, p. 239.
- "No. 39735". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1953. p. 44.
- Thomson, Jane (1998). Southern People: A Dictionary of Otago and Southland Biography. Dunedin: Dunedin City Council.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840–1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
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