Alfred Hindmarsh

Alfred Humphrey Hindmarsh (18 April 1860 – 13 November 1918) was a New Zealand politician, lawyer and unionist. He died in the 1918 influenza epidemic. He served as the first leader of the modern New Zealand Labour Party.

Alfred Hindmarsh
1st Leader of the Labour Party
In office
7 July 1916  13 November 1918
Succeeded byHarry Holland
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Wellington South
In office
14 December 1911  13 November 1918
Preceded byRobert Wright
Succeeded byBob Semple
Member of the Wellington City Council
In office
27 April 1905  8 May 1915
Personal details
Born(1860-04-18)18 April 1860
Port Elliot, South Australia, Australia
Died13 November 1918(1918-11-13) (aged 58)
Wellington, New Zealand
Political partyLabour
Other political
United Labour (1912–16)
Labour (1910–12)
IPLL (1904–10)
Winifred Taylor
(m. 18921916)
RelationsJohn Hindmarsh (grandfather)

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