Charles Albert Creery Hardy

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YearsTermElectorateParty
1899 1902 14th Selwyn Independent
1902 1905 15th Selwyn Independent
1905 1908 16th Selwyn Independent
1908 1909 17th Selwyn Independent
19091911Changed allegiance to: Reform

Charles Albert Creery Hardy (23 September 1843 – 29 August 1922) was an independent conservative Member of Parliament in New Zealand.

He was elected to the Selwyn electorate in the 1899 general election, [1] but was defeated in 1911, when he was a candidate for the then newly formed Reform Party.

In 1902, 1905 and 1908, he was opposed by Joseph Ivess. [2] [3] [4]

He was appointed to the Legislative Council on 26 June 1913. At the end of his term, he was reappointed on 25 June 1920. He remained a member until his death on 29 August 1922. [5]

He was a fern collector and showed a collection of ferns at the Ashburton Industrial Exhibition in 1880. [6]

Notes

  1. Scholefield 1950, p. 111.
  2. "The General Election, 1902". National Library. 1903. p. 2. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  3. "The General Election, 1905". National Library. 1906. p. 3. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  4. "The General Election, 1908". National Library. June 1906. p. 19. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  5. Scholefield 1950, p. 78.
  6. "Macdonald Dictionary Record: Charles Albert Creery Hardy". Canterbury Museum Collection Online. Retrieved 28 October 2021.

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