Story: Carey, Elijah John

Elijah John Carey

Elijah John Carey

An influential trade unionist and Labour Party stalwart before the First World War, Elijah John (Jack) Carey stood for Labour in Wellington North in 1911, but was unsuccessful. He died in the battle of the Somme. 

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Neill Atkinson. 'Carey, Elijah John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 September 2021)