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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Mr. J. Allen, — Bruce

page 31

Mr. J. Allen,


Mr. J. Allen,

Mr. J. Allen,

James Allen was born in South Australia, came very early to New Zealand with his parents, and was taken to England for education, returning to New Zealand in 1877, and is now 40 years of age. Has held the following positions:—Member of the Dunedin City Council, University Council, High School Board, and [unclear: urious] other local bodies; is still on the University Council and High School Board; is Lieutenant commanding Dunedin Naval Artillery Volunteers; also sat in Parliaments of 1887-1890, 1892 and 1893. Lost his seat at the General Election 1890, but was elected at a bye-election for Bruce a year later, and at the General Election of 1893 was returned unopposed.

Number on roll, 3224, including 1200 women.