Sir Francis Kitts

Date of birth

1912 at Waimate

Died

16 March 1979

Married

Iris Woodcock 1949

Education

  • Marist Brothers Primary School
  • Timaru Boys’ High School

Honours

  • Knight Bachelor 1966 New Years Honours

War service

  • Home Forces WWII – five years

Career

  • Secretary Timaru Labour Electorate Committee 1936-38
  • Government Stores Officer Wellington 1938
  • Wellington City Council 1950
  • Wellington Hospital Board 1950
  • Wellington Harbour Board 1950-79
  • MP for Wellington Central 1954-60
  • Mayor of Wellington 1956-74
  • Chairman Wellington Fire Board
  • Chairman Wellington City and Suburban Water Supply Board
  • Director New Zealand Municipalities Co-operative Insurance Company

Interests

  • Wellington Metropolitan Debating Club
  • City of Wellington Highland Pipe Band