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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1940)

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The Canadian federal election of 1940 was held on 26 March. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon

James Ewen Matthews (1869-1950)

Liberal

8,908

John William McLeod Thompson (1908-1986)

National Government

6,168

James Henry Wood

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,609

Churchill

Thomas Alexander Crerar (1876-1975)

Liberal

8,276

William Blakeman Scarth (1895-1983)

National Government

4,963

Dauphin

William John Ward (1880-1971)

Liberal

5,953

James Langstaff Bowman (1879-1951)

National Government

5,900

Ronald Stewart Moore (1913-2003)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

5,142

Lisgar

Howard Waldemar Winkler (1891-1970)

Liberal

5,221

Reginald Arthur Sprake Follett

National Government

2,433

David Leslie McBrien

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,160

Thomas Eldon McIntyre

New Democracy

685

Macdonald

William Gilbert “Gib” Weir (1896-1971)

Liberal Progressive

7,728

James Anthony Cuddy (1892-1971)

National Government

4,510

Ivan Andrew Langtry

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,639

Marquette

James Allison Glen (1877-1950)

Liberal Progressive

7,027

James Wilson Ewbank

Independent

5,259

Robert Peden

National Government

4,545

Neepawa

Frederick Donald MacKenzie (1882-1970)

Liberal

6,724

Thomas Gerow Murphy (1883-1971)

National Government

4,865

John Hazelett Duffy (1878-1942)

New Democracy

2,208

Portage la Prairie

Henry George “Harry” Leader (1880-1946)

Liberal

7,442

George Herbert Jones

National Government

4,835

Provencher

René Norbert Jutras (1913-1995)

Liberal

3,768

Leo Arthur Slater (1896-1984)

Independent

3,329

Harry Matthew Podolsky

Independent

1,765

William Richard Johnston

National Government

1,441

Albert Banville

New Democracy

1,099

Évariste Rupert Gagnon

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

841

St. Boniface

John Power Howden (1879-1959)

Liberal

7,926

George Campbell MacLean (1887-1957)

National Government

3,578

Philippe Guay

Social Credit

1,839

George Henry Barefoot

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,739

Morris Jacob

Independent

216

Selkirk

Joseph Thorarinn Thorson (1889-1978)

Liberal

11,023

Richard Ambrose Wise

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

6,869

Edmund Partridge (1868-1955)

National Government

3,890

Souris

James Arthur Ross (1893-1958)

National Government

4,991

George William McDonald (1875-1950)

Liberal

4,861

Alex H. Parkes

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,370

Springfield

John Mowat Turner (1900-1945)

Liberal

7,462

Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

7,018

Roderick Kenneth Finlayson

National Government

3,311

Winnipeg North

Charles Stephen Booth (1897-1988)

Liberal

13,015

Abraham Albert Heaps (1885-1954)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

11,249

Leslie Tom Morris

Communist

5,315

Percy Ellor

National Government

2,255

Winnipeg North Centre

James Shaver Woodsworth (1874-1942)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

11,324

Ambrose Roy McDonnell

Liberal

11,199

Bjorn “Bjossi” Stefansson (1888-1963)

National Government

5,412

Winnipeg South

Leslie Alexander Mutch (1897-1977)

Liberal

15,461

Edwin Godfrey Phipps Baker (1885-1963)

National Government

8,445

David Adrian Mulligan (1893-1981)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

3,912

Winnipeg South Centre

Ralph Maybank (1890-1965)

Liberal

19,486

William Walker Kennedy (1882-1963)

National Government

10,698

John Julius Swanson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

5,576

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Ninteenth Canadian Parliament (1940-1945)

Sources:

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Profile revised: 14 May 2017

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