Story: Anderson, George James

George James Anderson

George James Anderson

George Anderson's enthusiastic participation in local organisations, including the Freemasons, raised his profile in Southland and helped him win the Mataura seat in parliament. He is pictured in his Masonic regalia.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
Reference: 1/1-013391; G
Photograph by Stanley P. Andrew

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How to cite this page:

R. J. Cuthill. 'Anderson, George James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 February 2020)