James Carroll (New Zealand politician)

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Sir James Carroll
Timi Kara
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Carroll c.1914
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Eastern Maori
In office
1887–1893
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Eastern Maori
18871893
Succeeded by
Wi Pere
New constituency Member of Parliament for Waiapu
18931908
Constituency abolished
Member of Parliament for Gisborne
19081919
Succeeded by