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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]

The Hon. George Marsden Waterhouse

The Hon. George Marsden Waterhouse, who was Premier from the 11th of October, 1872, to the 3rd of March, 1873, came to the Colony in 1869. Soon after his arrival he was elected a member of the Legislative Council, and occupied a seat in that Chamber up to the time of his resignation on the 20th of June, 1890. Before coming to New Zealand Mr. Waterhouse had held office in South Australia. He was one of the members of the first elective Assembly in that colony. Subsequently he rose to the position of Chief Secretary, and afterwards to that of Premier. He has recently resided in Devonshire, England.