Michael Gilfedder

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New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1896–1899 13th Wallace Liberal
1899–1902 14th Wallace Liberal

Michael Gilfedder (1866–1948) was a New Zealand politician of the Liberal Party.

He represented the Southland electorate of Wallace from 1896 to 1902, when he was defeated[1] by John Charles Thomson, who is described by Wilson as also belonging to the Liberal Party.[2]

In 1905, he stood unsuccessfully for the Wakatipu electorate.[3] Gilfedder was also a judge of the Native Land Court from 1907 to 1933 when he retired.[4]


  1. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 199.
  2. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 240.
  3. ^ "The General Election, 1905". National Library. 1906. p. 5. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Obituary: Judge Gilfedder". The Evening Post. 4 August 1948. 


  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
James Mackintosh
Member of Parliament for Wallace
Succeeded by
John Charles Thomson