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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1917)

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The Canadian federal election of 1917 was held on 17 December. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon

Howard Primrose Whidden (1871-1952)

Union

11,465

Hugh Savigny Paterson (1855-1936)

Liberal

1,329

Dauphin

Robert Cruise (1868-1932)

Liberal-Union

Acclamation

Lisgar

Ferris Bolton (1853-1937)

Union

3,834

Ernest Wesley Quinn

Liberal

613

Macdonald

Richard Coe Henders (1853-1932)

Union

5,327

William Henry Walsh (1885-1952)

Liberal

1,561

Marquette

Thomas Alexander Crerar (1876-1975)

Union

8,672

Frederick Charles Hamilton (1871-1949)

Liberal

1,152

Neepawa

Frederick Langdon Davis (1867-1951)

Union

5,102

Albert Daniel McGregor (1870-?)

Independent

2,046

Nelson

John Archibald “Jack” Campbell (1872-1963)

Union

Acclamation

Portage la Prairie

Arthur Meighen (1874-1960)

Union

4,611

Frederick “Fred” Shirtliffe (1861-1942)

Liberal

976

Provencher

John Patrick Molloy (1873-1948)

Liberal

2,035

Rev. John Robert Johns (c1886-1983)

Union

1,850

Selkirk

Thomas Hay (1872-1939)

Union

5,860

John Evans Adamson (1884-1961)

Liberal

3,045

Souris

Albert Ernest Finley (1870-1923)

Union

Acclamation

Springfield

Robert Lorne Richardson (1860-1921)

Union

5,870

Guillaume Joseph Charette (1884-1952)

Liberal

3,781

Winnipeg Centre

George William Andrews (1869-1943)

Liberal-Union

25,580

Robert Sinclair Ward

Labor

4,650

Winnipeg North

Matthew Robert Blake (1875-1937)

Union

9,656

Richard Arthur “Dickie” Rigg (1872-1964)

Labor

3,472

Winnipeg South

George William Allan (1860-1940)

Union

19,031

Neil Thomas MacMillan (1877-1931)

Liberal

2,516

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Thirteenth Canadian Parliament (1917-1921)

Sources:

“Complete details of election,” Manitoba Free Press, 18 December 1917, page 6.

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Profile revised: 22 October 2017

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