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Memorable
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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1949)

Link to:
Canadian Federal Election (1945) | Canadian Federal Election (1953)

The Canadian federal election of 1949 was held on 27 June. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon

James Ewen Matthews (1869-1950)

Liberal

11,263

John Bracken (1883-1969)

Progressive Conservative

7,150

Dwight Lyman Jackson

Independent

1,964

Churchill

George Dyer Weaver (1908-1986)

Liberal

6,847

Ronald Stewart Moore (1913-2003)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

4,595

Robert Franklin Milton

Progressive Conservative

3,570

Dauphin

William John Ward (1880-1971)

Liberal

7,896

Frederick Samuel “Fred” Zaplitny (1913-1964)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

7,089

Michael F. Szewczyk (1904-1999)

Progressive Conservative

2,541

Lisgar

Howard Waldemar Winkler (1891-1970)

Liberal

9,190

Diedrich Heppner

Progressive Conservative

5,684

Gordon Morris Atkins

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,470

Marquette

Stuart Sinclair Garson (1898-1977)

Liberal

10,144

James Jackson

Progressive Conservative

4,016

Bessie Keating

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,984

Norquay

Robert James Wood (1886-1954)

Liberal

8,430

Philip Markus Petursson (1902-1988)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

4,776

Walter Koshowski

Progressive Conservative

807

Portage-Neepawa

William Gilbert Weir (1896-1971)

Liberal Progressive

9,192

Harold Alexander Nelson

Progressive Conservative

6,819

Albert Clifford Matthews

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,269

Provencher

René N. Jutras (1913-1995)

Liberal

6,834

Bruce Mackenzie

Independent

4,008

St. Boniface

Fernand Viau (1909-2000)

Liberal

10,766

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

5,455

Louis Leger

Progressive Conservative

2,557

Selkirk

William “Scottie” Bryce (1888-1963)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

7,819

Laurier Arthur Regnier (1903-1990)

Liberal

7,593

John McDowell (1894-1980)

Progressive Conservative

6,158

Souris

James Arthur Ross (1893-1958)

Progressive Conservative

6,108

Edward Ingo Dow (1904-1992)

Liberal

5,495

George Thomas Watson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,083

Springfield

John-Sylvestre Alloysius Sinnott (1905-1960)

Liberal

8,253

Harry Wasylyk

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

4,418

John Leslie Bodie (1909-1997)

Progressive Conservative

3,494

Andrew Bileski [Bilecki] (1903-1992)

Labour-Progressive

1,117

Winnipeg North

Alistair McLeod Stewart (1905-1970)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

12,432

Peter Stanley Taraska (1907-1984)

Liberal

11,962

Joseph “Joe” Zuken (1912-1986)

Labour-Progressive

5,406

John Hunter “Jack” Restall (1916-1983)

Progressive Conservative

1,816

Winnipeg North Centre

Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

15,389

William Austin Molloy (1917-1988)

Liberal

9,010

Richard Randolph Pattinson (1878-1954)

Progressive Conservative

3,434

Stephen “Steve” Juba (1914-1993)

Independent

694

Winnipeg South

Leslie Alexander Mutch (1897-1977)

Liberal

16,235

Gunnar Solmunder Thorvaldson (1901-1969)

Progressive Conservative

9,942

Frederick George “Fred” Tipping (1885-1973)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

7,765

Winnipeg South Centre

Ralph Maybank (1890-1965)

Liberal

14,747

Gordon Minto Churchill (1898-1985)

Progressive Conservative

6,593

Andrew N. Robertson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

5,632

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Twenty-First Canadian Parliament (1949-1953)

Sources:

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2017

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