Story: Atmore, Harry

Harry Atmore, 1911

Harry Atmore, 1911

An independent member of parliament for over 30 years from 1911, Harry Atmore summed up his philosophy in his maiden speech: 'no one should control the member for Nelson except the member for Nelson himself and his constituents'.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
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Photograph by Stanley P. Andrew

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How to cite this page:

Shirley Tunnicliff. 'Atmore, Harry', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2022)