The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]
Mr. William Buchanan
Mr. William Buchanan was first elected to a seat in the Auckland City Council in 1874, and sat as a member until 1876; he was also a member from 1878 to 1880, and in 1886–87. Mr. Buchanan carried on business as a jeweller. He was a trustee of the Auckland Savings Bank, and died in 1900, leaving a family of four sons and one daughter.