J. G. W. Aitken was mayor of Wellington from 1899 until 1905. During his first term of office, he was a leading figure in patriotic fundraising for the South African war effort.
Kōrero: Aitken, John Guthrie Wood
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Ian W. Fraser. 'Aitken, John Guthrie Wood', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3a8/aitken-john-guthrie-wood (accessed 2 December 2021)