Story: Gilmer, Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May Gilmer

Elizabeth May Gilmer

In 1935, Helen McKenzie Black (left) and Elizabeth May Gilmer (right) stood for parliament unsuccessfully; Black as a Democrat Party candidate and Gilmer as an independent.

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Bronwyn Labrum. 'Gilmer, Elizabeth May', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 May 2021)