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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Mr. F. Pirani, — Palmerston North

page 99

Mr. F. Pirani,

Palmerston North.

Mr. F. Pirani,

Mr. F. Pirani,

Frederick Pirani was born in Victoria in 1859, and is 36 years of age. His father was a journalist, and he follows the same profession, being proprietor and editor of the Manawatu Daily Standard, published at Palmerston North, which town he now represents. He arrived in New Zealand with his parents when 5 years of age. He has held the following positions:—Chairman of Licensing Committee, Borough Councillor, Chairman School Committee; he is at present a member of the Wanganui Education Board, Licensing Committee, Vice-President of the Manawatu and West Coast A. and P. Association, member of the Board of Governors of the Wanganui Girls' College, and of the Council of the Middle District University. He is also a member of the Wellington Land Board, and takes a keen interest in all matters relating to land settlement.

Result of General Election, 1893:—
Pirani, F. 1745 Returned.
Snelson, G. M. 1542 Defeated.
Leary. J. P. 400 Defeated.

Votes recorded, 3687; number on roll, 5113. Women on roll, 1702, of whom 1443 voted.