|Harry C. Leinweber|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
January 19, 1961 – 1971
|Preceded by||Elizabeth Robinson|
|Succeeded by||William Wyse|
|Born||January 6, 1907
|Died||March 19, 1992
Medicine Hat, Alberta
|Political party||Social Credit|
Harry C. Leinweber (January 6, 1907 – March 19, 1992) is a former insurance underwriter and a municipal and provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1961 to 1971 sitting with the governing Social Credit caucus.
Leinweber served as a municipal Alderman for the city of Medicine Hat from 1944 to 1950 and ran mayor twice but was unsuccessful.
Leinweber ran for a seat to the Alberta legislature for the first time in a by-election held on January 19, 1961 in the electoral district of Medicine Hat. He face three other candidates in a hotly contested race winning just under half the popular vote to win his seat in the legislature and hold the district for Social Credit.
Leinweber stood for a second term in office in the 1963 Alberta general election. He improved his vote percentage winning over 51% of the popular vote in the district over three other candidates to win.
Leinweber ran for his third and final term in the 1967 Alberta general election. He just barely held onto his seat winning over a fractured opposition. Leinweber won the district with just 40% of the popular vote defeating future MLA Jim Horsman. He retired from the Legislature at dissolution in 1971.
- "Gas City Seat To Socreds in By-election". The Lethbridge Daily Herald. January 20, 1961. p. 2.
- "Medicine Hat Official Results 1963 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 6, 2010.
- "Medicine Hat Official Results 1967 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 6, 2010.