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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Mr. J. M'Gowan, — Thames

page 75

Mr. J. M'Gowan,


Mr. J. M'Gowan,

Mr. J. M'Gowan,

James M'Gowan was born in County Down, Ireland, is 53 years of age, and has been 30 years in the Colony; he is a storekeeper. Public positions held:—For 17 years member of the Thames Borough Council; twice Mayor; Chairman of School Committee; for many years Chairman of the Harbour Board; Chairman of High School Governors; President of the Hospital Board. He was returned in 1893 to Parliament on the retirement of Mr. Cadman over the "Rees-Cadman incident." Is Chairman of the Gold Fields Committee of the. House.

Result of General Election, 1893:—
M'Gowan, J. 1650 Returned.
Taylor, E. H. 1339 Defeated.

Number on roll, 3807; votes recorded, 2989. Women on roll, 1387, of whom 1271 voted.