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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Mr. F. M'Guire, — Egmont

page 80

Mr. F. M'Guire,


Mr. F. M'Guire,

Mr. F. M'Guire,

Felix M'Guire, it is hardly necessary to say, Is an Irishman, born si Fermanagh. Arriving in the Colonies when a boy, he lived his early life in Victoria. Coming to New Zealand, he joined the Colonial Forces, and took part in the war on the West Coasts. The war being over, he devoted himself to business, and was successful. He held office as a member of the Taranaki Provincial Council before the abolition of the Provinces; subsequently as Chairman of the Hawera County Council, and Mayor of Hawera. Mr. M'Guire was first returned to the House is 1891, when he defeated Mr. G. J. Bruce at the bye-election caused by the elevation of Sir H. Atkinson to the Legislative Council. He recently visited the Old Country and America.

Result of General Election, 1893:—
M'Guire, F. 1305 Returned.
Robbins, B.C. 1170 Defeated.

Voted recorded, 2670; on roll 3667. Women on roll, 877, whom 803 voted.