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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Mr. W. Kelly, — Bay of Plenty

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Mr. W. Kelly,

Bay of Plenty.

Mr. W. Kelly,

Mr. W. Kelly,

William Kelly was born in County Louth, Ireland, and is 55 years of age. He has been in the Colony 32 years, and has held the following positions:—Captain of the Bay of Plenty Cavalry during the disturbed times; Member of the Auckland Provincial Council for Howick and Opotiki; Member of the Tauranga County Council for years, and Chairman of the Rotorua County Council. He has also served on Town Boards, Road Boards and School Boards. Elected in 1870 to the House of Representatives and sat till 1875. Elected again in 1887, and has sat continuously ever since.

Result of General Election, 1893:—
Kelly, W. 1162 Returned
Burton, H. 953 Defeated
Jordan, C. 583 Defeated
Stewart, G. V. 116 Defeated
Humphreys, T. M. 19 Defeated
Fraser, W. 2 Defeated

Votes recorded, 2835; number on roll, 4139. Women on roll, 1172, of whom 1003 voted.