Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Samuel Brown (mayor)

Samuel Brown (1845 - 1909) was the Mayor of Wellington, New Zealand from 1887 to 1888.

He was a Wellington City Councillor from 1879 to 1885, and on the Wellington Harbour Board, the Wellington College Board of Governors and the Industrial Association which promoted the Industrial Exhibition of 1896.

He was born in Ireland. He was a merchant and contractor, responsible for the Wellington steam tramways and the tunnels on the Wellington and Manawatu Line.

[edit] References

No Mean City by Stuart Perry (1969, Wellington City Council) includes a paragraph and a portrait or photo for each mayor.

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