13th Alberta Legislature
The 13th Alberta Legislative Assembly lasted from 1955 to 1959. The Social Credit government led by Premier Ernest Manning won a 6th term in office with a reduced majority. The Liberals formed the strongest opposition in a decade and the rest of the opposition was divided between the Conservatives, Co-operative Commonwealth and Independents.
Standings changes since the 13th general electionEdit
|Liberal + Progressive Conservative1||1|
|Independent Social Credit||1|
- The candidate in Okotoks-High River was jointly nominated by the Progressive Conservative and Liberal parties.
|Membership changes in the 13th Assembly|
|June 29, 1955||See List of Members||Election day of the 13th Alberta general election|
|June 3, 1956||John Clark||Stettler||Social Credit||Committed suicide after murdering seven people|
|November 15, 1956||Galen Norris||Stettler||Social Credit||Elected in a by-election|
|1957||Arthur Smith||Calgary||Progressive Conservative||Vacated his seat to run in the 1957 federal election.|
|October 2, 1957||Ernest Watkins||Calgary||Progressive Conservative||Elected in a by-election|
|December 19, 1958||Frederick Niddrie||Olds||Social Credit||Died|
|February 9, 1959||Roderick Macleod||Olds||Social Credit||Elected in a by-election|
- Colin MacDonald (June 5, 1956). "Body Alberta MLA Found Lying In Slough". Vol XLIX No 148. The Lethbridge Herald. p. 1.
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