Nash, Walter, Sir
Born: Feb 11, 1882 AD
Died: 1968 AD, at 86 years of age.
1882 - Born on the 11th of February in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England.
1906 - He married Lotty May Easton and established a shop.
1908 - He attended night school to further his education.
1909 - He became secretary to a local tailor.
1911 - He had briefly been involved with the first Labour Party.
1918 - He helped in establishing the New Plymouth branch of the modern New Zealand Labour Party.
1920 - He and his wife travelled to Europe, attending various socialist conferences.
1021 - He was fined for importing "seditious literature".
1922 - He was elected national secretary of the Labour Party.
1925 - He became one of Labour's main finance spokesmen.
1935 - He was appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Finance.
1936 - He departed for England to conduct Trade Negotiations.
1957 - He became the Prime Minister.
1960 - He was defeated by the National Party and Nash became Leader of the Opposition once again.
1963 - He finally retired as leader of the Labour Party and Nordmeyer was chosen to replace him.
1968 - He died on the 4th of June in Wellington, New Zealand.
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