11th Manitoba Legislature

The members of the 11th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in July 1903. The legislature sat from January 7, 1904, to February 28, 1907.[1]

The Conservatives led by Rodmond Roblin formed the government.[1]

Thomas Greenway of the Liberal Party served as Leader of the Opposition. After Greenway entered federal politics in November 1904, Charles Mickle became opposition leader.[2]

James Johnson served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were four sessions of the 11th Legislature:[1]

Session Start End
1st January 7, 1904 February 8, 1904
2nd December 6, 1904 January 31, 1905
3rd January 11, 1906 March 16, 1906
4th January 3, 1907 February 13, 1907

Daniel Hunter McMillan was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.[3]

Members of the AssemblyEdit

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1903:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[4]
  Allen Thompson Arthur Conservative
  Joseph Prefontaine Assiniboia Liberal
  James Argue Avondale Conservative
  John Andrew Davidson Beautiful Plains Conservative
  Charles Mickle Birtle Liberal
  Stanley McInnis Brandon City Conservative
  Alfred Carroll Brandon South Conservative
  Albert Prefontaine Carillon Conservative
  George Steel Cypress Liberal-Conservative
  John Gunne Dauphin Conservative
  Edward Briggs Deloraine Conservative
  Rodmond Roblin Dufferin Conservative
  David Henry McFadden Emerson Conservative
  Glenlyon Campbell Gilbert Plains Conservative
  Baldwin Baldwinson Gimli Conservative
  David Wilson Gladstone Conservative
  David Jackson Hamiota Liberal
  Martin O'Donohoe Kildonan and St. Andrews Liberal
  George Lawrence Killarney Conservative
  Edwin D. Lynch Lakeside Conservative
  Harvey Hicks Lansdowne Conservative
  William Lagimodière La Verendrye Liberal
  Robert Rogers Manitou Conservative
  William B. Waddell Minnedosa Conservative
  John Ruddell Morden Conservative
  Colin Campbell Morris Conservative
  Thomas Greenway Mountain Liberal
  Robert Fern Lyons Norfolk Conservative
  Hugh Armstrong Portage la Prairie Conservative
  Valentine Winkler Rhineland Liberal
  Isaac Riley Rockwood Conservative
  William Doig Russell Liberal
  Horace Chevrier St. Boniface Liberal
  William Henry Corbett Springfield Conservative
  James Wells Robson Swan River Conservative
  James Johnson Turtle Mountain Independent Conservative
  John Hume Agnew Virden Conservative
  Thomas William Taylor Winnipeg Centre Conservative
  Sampson Walker Winnipeg North Conservative
  James Thomas Gordon Winnipeg South Conservative



By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
Beautiful Plains James Howden Conservative December 2, 1903 JA Davidson died November 14, 1903[5]
Virden John Hume Agnew Conservative March 12, 1904 JH Agnew ran for reelection upon appointment as Provincial Treasurer[5]
Mountain Daniel A. McIntyre Conservative April 27, 1905 T Greenway ran for federal seat[5]
Morden George Ashdown Conservative May 18, 1906[5] J Ruddell died April 17, 1906[6]



  1. ^ a b c d e "Members of the Eleventh Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1903–1907)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  2. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2012-12-01.
  3. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  4. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2012-09-23.
  5. ^ a b c d "MLA Biographies - Deceased". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30.
  6. ^ "John Henry Ruddell (1859–1906)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-11-14.