Record Type
Person
Person/Corporate Type
Individual
Date Born/Est
15 November 1915
Date Died/Ceased
25 October 1999
Place Of Birth
Stratford/Taranaki/New Zealand
Place Of Death
Eltham/Taranaki/New Zealand
Biographical Display
Farmer, Politician.
David Thomson represented the electorate of Stratford from 1963 to 1978, and Taranaki from 1978 to 1984. He was Minister of Defence from 1966 to 1972, Minister of Tourism from 1967 to 1969, Minister of Police from 1969 to 1972, Minister of Labour and Minister of Immigration in 1972, Minister of Justice from 1975 to 1978, Minister of State, Minister of State Services, and the first Leader of the House from 1978 to 1984, and again Minister of Defence from 1980 to 1984.

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