[Hugh] Watt turning the first sod.

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Hon Hugh Watt was minister of works when work commenced on the railway line lowering in Hamilton. He is carrying out the ceremony in the presence of Dr Dennis Rogers, Mayor of Hamilton.
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Hi John, turns out it is actually former New Zealand Labour MP, Deputy Prime Minister, and very briefly Prime Minister, Hugh Watt. The record will be updated. Susy

- HCL staff

Posted on 12-11-2019 01:27:28

Is this Jack Watts? It doesn't look like the photos at https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22741042 and https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22883377. He may have been a Hamilton MP, but I can't find a photo of Geoffrey Sim.

- John Lawson

Posted on 04-07-2019 09:04:36