The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]
Mr. James Edward Fitzgerald
Mr. James Edward Fitzgerald, C.M.G., occupied a seat in the first Parliament, where he represented Lyttelton from 1854 to 1858. Subsequently he represented Ellesmere from 1862 to 1865, and sat as member for Christchurch in 1866. He is referred to in another article as the first Superintendent of Canterbury, and his career is fully described on page 119 of the Wellington volume of this Cyclopedia.