William Rolleston

William Rolleston (19 September 1831 – 8 February 1903) was a New Zealand politician, public administrator, educationalist and Canterbury provincial superintendent.

William Rolleston
William Rolleston in 1895
6th Minister of Justice
In office
15 December 1880  23 April 1881
Prime MinisterJohn Hall
12th Minister of Native Affairs
In office
February 1881  19 October 1881
Prime MinisterJohn Hall
3rd Leader of the Opposition
In office
31 August 1891  8 November 1893
Preceded byJohn Bryce
Succeeded byWilliam Russell
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Avon
In office
8 June 1868  27 June 1884
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Geraldine
In office
22 July 1884  15 July 1887
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Halswell
In office
5 December 1890  8 November 1893
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Riccarton
In office
4 December 1896  15 November 1899
4th Superintendent of Canterbury Province
In office
22 May 1868  1 January 1877
Personal details
Born(1831-09-19)19 September 1831
Yorkshire, England
Died8 February 1903(1903-02-08) (aged 71)
Canterbury, New Zealand
SpouseMary Rolleston (married 1865)
RelationsGeorge Rolleston (brother)
Joseph Brittan (father-in-law)
Frank Rolleston (son)
John Rolleston (son)
Arthur Rolleston (son)
ProfessionFarmer

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