Thomas Charles Atkinson Hislop, Mayor
Andrew, S P Date
Circa 1940 See full details
On his return, Hislop regained his Council seat, and went on to become Wellington's mayor in 1931 following in his father's footsteps - Thomas William Hislop had been mayor of Wellington from 1905 - 1908.
As mayor during World War II, Hislop steered the city through difficult times, including the rationing of many everyday items such as petrol and pencils, and the influx of American soldiers stationed in the city.w.
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