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Alfred Cadman

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Preceded by  John Rigg
Role  New Zealand Politician
Prime Minister  Richard Seddon
Party  New Zealand Liberal Party
Political party  Liberal Party
Succeeded by  Richard Reeves
Name  Alfred Cadman

Alfred Cadman
Full Name  Alfred Jerome Cadman
Died  March 23, 1905, Auckland, New Zealand

Sir Alfred Jerome Cadman (17 June 1847 – 23 March 1905) was a New Zealand politician of the Liberal Party. He was the Minister of Railways from 1895 to 1899 in the Liberal Government.


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Early life

Cadman was born in Sydney, Australia, in 1847. His family emigrated to Auckland in 1848.

Political career

He was the Member of Parliament for several electorates: Coromandel 1881–1890, Thames 1890–1893 (resigned), City of Auckland 1893, Waikato 1893–1896 and Ohinemuri 1896–1899, when he retired from the Lower House.

In 1899 he was then appointed to the Legislative Council, of which he was a member from 21 December 1899 until he died, and was Speaker from 7 July 1904 until he died.

He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in June 1901, on the occasion of the visit of TRH the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later King George V and Queen Mary) to New Zealand. In 1903 he was knighted and promoted to a Knight Commander within the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG).


Cadman died in Auckland on 23 March 1905.


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