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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]

Mr. George Henderson

Mr. George Henderson , four times Mayor of Blenheim, was first elected to that office in 1872, and was re-elected in the following year. He again held office for the years 1885 and 1886. Mr. Henderson had been previously a member of the Town Board, and he also served as a borough councillor. He unsuccessfully contested a parliamentary election against Mr. Henry Dodson. Mr. Henderson was in the service of Messrs N. Edwards and Company, as manager of their store in Blenheim. Subsequently he went to Australia, where he died some years ago.