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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Mr. W. H. Montgomery, — Ellesmere

page 87

Mr. W. H. Montgomery,


Mr. W. H. Montgomery,

Mr. W. H. Montgomery,

W. H. Montgomery is a son of the Hon. W. Montgomery, and is 28 years of age. He was born at Opawa, near Christchurch. Was first educated at Christ's College. Christchurch. He completed his education at Balliol College, Oxford, and took a degree in Law. Returned to the Colony about five years ago, having while at Home been called to the Bar. He has not, however, practised in the Colony. At the last election he stood for the Ellesmere electorate, which included his father's former district, the Peninsula. Mr. Montgomery is a sheep and cattle farmer.

Result of General Election, 1893:—
Montgomery, W. H. 1576 Returned.
Rolleston, Hon. W. 1283 Defeated.

Votes recorded, 2859; number on roll, 3376. Women on roll, 1373, of whom 1166 voted.