Brandon (electoral district)


Brandon (electoral district)

Brandon was a federal electoral district in the province of Manitoba, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons from 1896 to 1953.

It was created in 1892 from parts of Marquette and Selkirk ridings.

In 1952, the constituency was merged with the constituency of Souris to form the district of Brandon—Souris.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

* 1896: D'Alton McCarthy - McCarthyite
* 1896-1911: Sir Clifford Sifton - Liberal
* 1911-1917: James Albert Manning Aikins - Conservative Party of Canada
* 1917-1921: Howard Primrose Widden - Unionist Party
* 1921-1930: Robert Forke - Progressive Party of Canada (1921-1926), Liberal-Progressive (1926-1930)
* 1930: Thomas Alexander Crerar - Liberal
* 1930-1938: David Wilson Beaubier - Conservative Party of Canada
* 1938-1950: James Ewen Matthews - Liberal
* 1951-1952: Walter Dinsdale - Progressive Conservative

Election results

By-election: On the death of Mr. Matthews' on 24 November 1950
-
Walter Dinsdale
align="right"| 11,124
-
J.W. Grant MacEwan
align="right"| 8,371

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James Ewen Matthews
align="right"| 11,263
-
John Bracken
align="right"| 7,150
-
Dwight Lyman Jackson
align="right"| 1,964

-
James Ewen Matthews
align="right"| 6,870
-
Frederick Henry Young
align="right"| 5,621
-
Alexander MacDonald Brown
align="right"| 5,294
-
Albert Edward Smith
align="right"| 497

-
James Ewen Matthews
align="right"| 8,908
-
John William McLeod Thompson
align="right"| 6,168
-
James Henry Wood
align="right"| 2,609

By-election: On the death of Mr. Beaubier on 1 September 1938
-
James Ewen Matthews
align="right"| 6,583
-
George Baubier
align="right"| 5,600
-
James Henry Wood
align="right"| 3,577

-
David Wilson Beaubier
align="right"| 6,575
-
James Ewen Matthews
align="right"| 6,368
-
James Henry Wood
align="right"| 3,396
-
Cecil Evadne Leech
align="right"| 556

-
David Wilson Beaubier
align="right"| 8,512
-
Thomas Alexander Crerar
align="right"| 6,457
-
Beatrice Alice Brigden
align="right"| 1,331

By-election: On the appointment of Mr. Forke to the senate on 30 December 1929
-
Thomas Alexander Crerar
align="right"| Acclaimed

By-election: On the appointment of Mr. Forke as Minister of Immigration and Colonization on 5 October 1926
-
Robert Forke
align="right"| Acclaimed

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Robert Forke
align="right"| 8,267
-
David Wilson Beaubier
align="right"| 7,101

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Robert Forke
align="right"| 6,411
-
David Wilson Beaubier
align="right"| 5,428

-
Robert Forke
align="right"| 9,596
-
Charles Edmund Ivens
align="right"| 4,067
-
Frederick Charles Cox
align="right"| 404

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Howard Primrose Whidden
align="right"| 11,465
-
Hugh Savigny Patterson
align="right"| 1,329

-
James Albert Manning Aikins
align="right"| 4,436
-
Alfred Edward Hill
align="right"| 3,570

-
Clifford Sifton
align="right"| 3,567
-
Thomas Mayne Daly
align="right"| 3,498
-
Benjamin D'Arcy Wallace
align="right"| 100

-
Clifford Sifton
align="right"| 3,625
-
R.L. Richardson
align="right"| 2,804

-
Clifford Sifton
align="right"| 5,011
-
Hugh John MacDonald
align="right"| 4,342

By-election: Mr McCarthy elected to sit for Simcoe North on 25 August 1896
-
Clifford Sifton
align="right"| Acclaimed

-
D'Alton McCarthy
align="right"| 3,073
-
W.A. McDonald
align="right"| 2,738
-
W. Postlethwaite
align="right"| 1,102

See also

* Brandon—Souris
* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=61 Riding history for Brandon (1892–1952) from the] Library of Parliament


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