- Thomas Charles Atkinson Hislop
Thomas Charles Atkinson Hislop (1888-1965) was the
Mayor of Wellingtonfrom 1931 to 1944.
He was a Wellington City Councillor from 1913 to 1915, when he resigned to serve in the Wellington Regiment in World War I. He became a Councillor again from 1927 to 1931, and then Mayor from 1931 to 1945.
He was the political leader of the Democrat Party organised by
Albert Davyin 1934-35. The party was anti-socialist, but in the 1935 general election its main effect was to split the anti-Labour vote, and it disappeared soon afterwards.
He was Chairman of the Wellington Provincial Centennial Council and the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition Company from 1937 (the Centennial was in 1940). He was High Commissioner to Canada from 1950 to 1957.
Thomas William Hislopwas Mayor of Wellington from 1905 to 1908.
"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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