MR. GEORGE BLACK, M.P.
The death occurred yesterday of llr.George Charles Cecil Black, member of Parliament for Motueka since 1928."
>It is understood that shortly after midday yesterday the late Mr. Black hired a taxi, and was driven out to Makara. He dismissed the car, stating that he would ring when he wanted the driver to return for him. At 7.25 p.m. Mr. A. Marwood, of Makara, 'telephoned to the Central Police Station stating that the body of a man was lying on tho beach above higk water mark. Detective Hall and Constables Spencer and Pointon went to Makara, and found that the body was that of Mr. Black. An inquest will bo held.
The late Mr. Black was twenty-eight years of age, and is survived by a widow and one child. For some years ho was a . Parliamentary Committee Clerk. In 1928 he was selected as the United Party candidate for tho Motueka seat, and succeeded in defeating Mr. E. P. Hudson, the Eeform nominee. /He was a-ppointed Junior Whip of the United Party, but on the death of Sir Joseph Ward he had a disagreement with the party, and became an Independent member. He was again successful for the Motueka seat in 1931. ■.
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OBITUARY, Evening Post, Volume CXIV, Issue 94, 18 October 1932
OBITUARY Evening Post, Volume CXIV, Issue 94, 18 October 1932
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