The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
Mr. James Davidson
Mr. James Davidson, the third Mayor of New Plymouth, was returned on the 17th of December, 1879, when he succeeded Mr. A. C. Fookes. He held office until the 21st of December, 1881. Mr. Davidson was connected with a legal office, and died at Waipuku.