William Walter Mulholland

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Sir William Walter Mulholland OBE (8 January 1887 – 9 November 1971) was a notable New Zealand farmer and farmers' union leader. He was born in Greendale, North Canterbury, New Zealand on 8 January 1887.[1]

Mullholland was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services as the president of the Farmers' Union in the 1946 New Year Honours.[2] In the 1956 New Year Honours he was appointed a Knight Bachelor for services to farming in New Zealand.[3]


  1. ^ Gardner, W. J. "William Walter Mulholland". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  2. ^ "No. 37410". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1946. p. 160.
  3. ^ "No. 40671". The London Gazette (Supplement). 2 January 1956. p. 43.