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John Guthrie Wood Aitken

John Guthrie Wood Aitken

J. G. W. Aitken was mayor of Wellington from 1899 until 1905. During his first term of office, he was a leading figure in patriotic fundraising for the South African war effort.

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Ian W. Fraser. 'Aitken, John Guthrie Wood', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 July 2024)