george forbes

Personal details

Full Name:

  • George William Forbes

Lifetime:

  • 12 May 186917 May 1947

Prime Minister:

28 May 1930–6 Dec 1935

Age on becoming PM:

61

Electorate:

Hurunui

Political Party:

United; Coalition

Biography

George William Forbes term as prime minister (1930-1935) coincided with the harsh economic and social climate of the 1930s Great Depression.

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    Head and shoulders portrait of George William Forbes in the 1930s.

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