The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
Councillor Arthur Edwin Bennett
Councillor Arthur Edwin Bennett was elected a member of the Palmerston North Borough Council in the year 1907. He was born at Thames, Auckland, brought up to the trade of a carpenter, and removed to Palmerston North in 1891. For three years he was senior partner of the firm of Messrs. Bennett and Sollitt. and subsequently became managing director of the Union Timber Company.