NOT A CANDIDATE.
MR. DE LA PERRELLE RETIRES EX-MINISTER'S ILL HEALTH. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) INVERCARGILL, this day. Owing to ill health Mr. P. A. De la Perrelle has decided not to contest the Awarua seat at the coming election. He first entered politics in 1922 and in IS2B was appointed a member of Sir Joseph Ward's Cabinet, holding the portfolio of Internal Affairs and Tourists.
When the Forbes Government assumed office Mr. De la Perrelle took the additional portfolios of Industry and Commerce. At the end of 1931 he, with others, voluntarily relinquished Ministerial rank to permit of the Coalition being formed.
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NOT A CANDIDATE., Auckland Star, Volume LXVI, Issue 189, 12 August 1935
NOT A CANDIDATE. Auckland Star, Volume LXVI, Issue 189, 12 August 1935
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