Badge, Mataura Borough Council [C.D. McConnell]; unknown maker; 1952; MT2016.3.1
Badge, Mataura Borough Council [C.D. McConnell]About this object
Badge of Mataura Borough Councillor, Charles Donohue McConnell, [1917-1921 and 1950-1953].
This badge records Charles tenure as a Borough Councillor but he had a much more significant tenure as mayor. His terms as mayor, from 1919 to 1935 and from 1938 to 1950 totaled 26 years - at that time a New Zealand record.
processed material, metal
processed material, glass, enamel
on front: 'BOROUGH OF MATAURA / Cr C.D. Mc CONNELL
on back: '52 / 1917-21 1950 -53'
h 32mm x w 50mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object Type