Francis Bell (New Zealand politician)

Last updated

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Gardner, William James. "Bell, Francis Henry Dillon – Biography". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography . Ministry for Culture and Heritage . Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  2. "Bell, Francis Henry Dillon (BL869FH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. "Cricket tragics". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  4. "Local and General". The Star . No. 3135. 25 April 1878. p. 2. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  5. Wilson 1985, p. 201.
  6. "William Henry Dillon Bell". Auckland War Memorial Museum . Retrieved 9 July 2022 via Online Cenotaph.
  7. 1 2 Wilson 1985, p. 149.
  8. Dougherty, Ian. "Bell, Margaret Brenda – Biography". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography . Ministry for Culture and Heritage . Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  9. "The General Election, 1890". National Library. 1891. p. 2. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  10. "The Wellington Election". The Press . Vol. XLIX, no. 8076. 20 January 1892. p. 5. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  11. Wilson 1985, p. 183.
  12. Wilson 1985, p. 76.
  13. Wilson 1985, pp. 76–77.
  14. Wilson 1985, pp. 77–79.
  15. New Zealand Parliamentary Debates, Vol.202–208 (1923–1925).
  16. "No. 12813". The Edinburgh Gazette . 4 June 1915. p. 772.
  17. "No. 32782". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 January 1923. p. 4.
  18. "No. 33129". The London Gazette . 2 February 1926. p. 763.
  19. "Official jubilee medals". The Evening Post . 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  20. Irvine-Smith 1948, p. 109.

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Julius Vogel</span> 8th Premier of New Zealand

Sir Julius Vogel was the eighth premier of New Zealand. His administration is best remembered for the issuing of bonds to fund railway construction and other public works. He was the first Jewish prime minister of New Zealand. Historian Warwick R. Armstrong assesses Vogel's strengths and weaknesses:

Vogel's politics were like his nature, imaginative – and occasionally brilliant – but reckless and speculative. He was an excellent policymaker but he needed a strong leader to restrain him....Yet Vogel had vision. He saw New Zealand as a potential 'Britain of the South Seas', strong both in agriculture and in industry, and inhabited by a large and flourishing population.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">William Massey</span> Prime minister of New Zealand from 1912 to 1925

William Ferguson Massey, commonly known as Bill Massey, was a politician who served as the 19th prime minister of New Zealand from May 1912 to May 1925. He was the founding leader of the Reform Party, New Zealand's second organised political party, from 1909 until his death.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Thomas Mackenzie</span> Prime minister of New Zealand in 1912

Sir Thomas Mackenzie was a Scottish-born New Zealand politician and explorer who briefly served as the 18th prime minister of New Zealand in 1912, and later served as New Zealand High Commissioner in London.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dillon Bell</span> New Zealand politician

Sir Francis Dillon Bell was a New Zealand politician of the late 19th century. He served as New Zealand's third Minister of Finance, and later as its third Speaker of the House. The town of Bell Block near New Plymouth – on land Bell bought from the Puketapu iwi in 1849 – is named after him, as is Bell Street, Whanganui. Bell's son, Francis Henry Dillon Bell, became the first New Zealand born Prime Minister in 1925.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">William Hall-Jones</span> Prime minister of New Zealand in 1906

Sir William Hall-Jones was the 16th prime minister of New Zealand from June 1906 until August 1906.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1911 New Zealand general election</span>

The 1911 New Zealand general election was held on Thursday, 7 and 14 December in the general electorates, and on Tuesday, 19 December in the Māori electorates to elect a total of 80 MPs to the 18th session of the New Zealand Parliament. A total number of 590,042 (83.5%) voters turned out to vote. In two seats there was only one candidate.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">William Nosworthy</span>

Sir William Nosworthy was a New Zealand politician. He briefly served as Minister of Finance and then Minister of External Affairs in the Reform Government.

The following lists events that happened during 1925 in New Zealand.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">James Carroll (New Zealand politician)</span> New Zealand politician

Sir James Carroll, was a New Zealand politician of Irish and Ngāti Kahungunu descent. Beginning his career as an interpreter and land agent, Carroll was elected to the Eastern Maori seat in 1887. He was acting Colonial Secretary from 1897 to 1899. He was the first Māori to hold the cabinet position of Minister of Native Affairs, which he held between 1899 and 1912. He was held in high regard within the Liberal Party and was acting prime minister in 1909 and 1911.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">William Russell (New Zealand politician)</span> New Zealand politician

Sir William Russell Russell was a New Zealand politician from 1870 to 1905. He was a cabinet minister, and was recognised as Leader of the Opposition from 1894 to 1901. Though considered by other politicians to have little sympathy with working people as a major landowner his panache and involvement in local affairs led him to be liked and admired by Hawkes Bay's élite.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Vincent Ward (politician)</span> New Zealand businessman and politician

Vincent Aubrey Ward was a New Zealand businessman, Member of Parliament and a Member of the Legislative Council.

The following lists events that happened during 1871 in New Zealand.

Franklin was a rural New Zealand parliamentary electorate. It existed from 1861 to 1996 during four periods.

Hutt was a New Zealand parliamentary electorate. It was one of the original electorates in 1853 and existed during two periods until 1978. It was represented by 13 Members of Parliament.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">William Fraser (New Zealand politician, born 1840)</span> New Zealand politician

Sir William Fraser was an Independent Conservative then Reform Party member of parliament in New Zealand.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Vernon Reed</span> New Zealand politician

Vernon Herbert Reed was a Liberal Party and from 1912 a Reform Party member of parliament in New Zealand. He was later a member of the Legislative Council.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">21st New Zealand Parliament</span>

The 21st New Zealand Parliament was a term of the New Zealand Parliament. It was elected at the 1922 general election in December of that year.

Cheviot Wellington Rangi Dillon Bell was a New Zealand lawyer. He was appointed a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council in 1950 as part of National's suicide squad.

The City of Wellington by-election of 1892 was a by-election held on 15 January 1892 during the 11th New Zealand Parliament in the urban seat of the City of Wellington.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Electoral history of William Massey</span>

This is a summary of the electoral history of William Massey, Prime Minister of New Zealand, (1912–1925). He represented two electorates during his political career.


Sir Francis Bell
Sir Francis Henry Dillon Bell, ca 1924.jpg
Bell c.1924
20th Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
14 May 1925 30 May 1925
Government offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of New Zealand
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Wellington

Succeeded by
Preceded bySucceeded by
Preceded by Attorney-General
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Public Health
Preceded by Minister of Justice
Minister of Police
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Wellington
Served alongside: Robert Stout, John Duthie
Succeeded by
George Fisher, Robert Stout, John Hutcheson