Story: Herdman, Alexander Lawrence

Alexander Lawrence Herdman addressing voters before the 1935 general election

Alexander Lawrence Herdman addressing voters before the 1935 general election

A leading member of the Reform government from 1912 and the National coalition administration from 1915 to 1918, Alexander Lawrence Herdman made a final foray into politics in 1935, standing unsuccessfully for the Parnell seat as an independent.

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Susan Butterworth. 'Herdman, Alexander Lawrence', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3h18/herdman-alexander-lawrence (accessed 28 September 2020)