William Russell (New Zealand politician)

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Sir William Russell
William Russell Russell.jpg
Russell c.1890
4th Leader of the Opposition
In office
26 June 1894 3 July 1901
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Preceded by Colonial Secretary
Succeeded by
Preceded by Postmaster-General
and Commissioner of Telegraphs

Succeeded by
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Napier
Served alongside: Donald McLean, Fred Sutton
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Hawke's Bay
Succeeded by