Story: La Trobe, William Sanderson

William Sanderson La Trobe (centre) with Randolph Ridling (left) and John Henry Howell (right)

William Sanderson La Trobe (centre) with Randolph Ridling (left) and John Henry Howell (right)

William Sanderson La Trobe founded and directed the Wellington Technical College from 1904 to 1919. At the time this photograph was taken, he was superintendent of technical education, a post he held from 1919 to 1938.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, C.E. Beeby Collection
Reference: PAColl-3004-1-01

How to cite this page:

Rollo Arnold. 'La Trobe, William Sanderson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996, updated June, 2017. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3l1/la-trobe-william-sanderson (accessed 6 December 2021)