Timothy Gallagher (politician)

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Timothy Gallagher (1840 – 24 August 1888) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament from the West Coast, New Zealand.

Gallagher, born in 1840, was from County Donegal in Ireland. [1]

He represented the Westland North electorate from 1868 to 1870, when he resigned [2] owing to urgent and private business affairs. [3] [4] During his time in parliament, he had advocated for the abolition of the provincial government system. [5]

Gallagher fell ill with a cold. After a week, he unexpectedly died from pulmonary edema on 24 August 1888 at his home in Westport. [6] He was survived by his wife and their nine children. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Death of Mr. Gallagher". Inangahua Times. XII (20545). 29 August 1888. p. 4. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  2. Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840-1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 198. OCLC   154283103.
  3. "The Evening Post". VI (82). 21 May 1870. p. 2. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  4. "Untitled". Grey River Argus. IX (674). 14 May 1870. p. 2. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  5. "The Westport Times". IV (662). 24 May 1870. p. 2. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  6. "New Zealand Telegrams". Grey River Argus. XXXVI (6219). 25 August 1888. p. 2. Retrieved 8 October 2019.