14th Alberta Legislature
The 14th Alberta Legislative Assembly was in session from February 11, 1960, to May 9, 1963, with the membership of the assembly determined by the results of the 1959 Alberta general election held on June 18, 1959. The Legislature officially resumed on February 11, 1960, and continued until the fifth session was prorogued on March 29, 1963, and dissolved on May 9, 1963, prior to the 1963 Alberta general election.
|14th Alberta Legislature|
|February 11, 1960 – May 9, 1963|
|Ernest Charles Manning|
May 31, 1943 – December 12, 1968
|Government||Social Credit Party|
|Unrecognized||Alberta Liberal Party|
|Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta|
|Speaker of the|
February 25, 1937 – March 24, 1963
|Arthur J. Dixon|
March 26, 1963 – March 1, 1972
|Members||65 MLA seats|
6 February 1952 – present
|Hon. John Percy Page|
December 19, 1959 – January 6, 1966
February 11, 1960 – April 11, 1960
February 16, 1961 – April 12, 1961
November 28, 1961 – November 29, 1961
February 15, 1962 – April 5, 1962
February 14, 1963 – March 29, 1963
Alberta's fourteenth government was controlled by the majority Social Credit Party for the seventh time, led by Premier Ernest Manning who would go on to be the longest serving Premier in Alberta history. The was no Official Opposition as three parities and one independent made up the four non-government house seats. The Speaker was Peter Dawson who would serve until his death on March 24, 1963. Dawson would be replaced as Speaker by Arthur J. Dixon, who would remain the speaker until the fall of the Social Credit government after the 1971 Alberta general election. This was the first assembly elected after the Government of Alberta changed from Single Transferable Vote to First Past the Post.
Standings changes since the 14th general electionEdit
|Number of members
per party by date
|Jun 18||Sep 28||Oct 21||Nov 30||Jan 19||Sep 5||Oct 10||Oct 26||Nov 27||Mar 24|
|Independent Social Credit||1|
|Membership changes in the 14th Assembly|
|June 18, 1959||See List of Members||Election day of the 14th Alberta general election|
|September 28, 1960||James Owens||Didsbury||Social Credit||Died from a Heart Attack.|
|October 21, 1960||Elizabeth Robinson||Medicine Hat||Social Credit||Died from an undisclosed illness in Medicine Hat hospital.|
|November 30, 1960||Robert Clark||Didsbury||Social Credit||Elected in a by-election|
|January 19, 1961||Harry Leinweber||Medicine Hat||Social Credit||Elected in a by-election|
|September 5, 1961||William Gilliland||Peace River||Social Credit||Died after prolonged illness related to a Heart Attack.|
|October 10, 1961||Karl Nordstrom||Bonnyville||Social Credit||Died after hospitalization for undisclosed illness.|
|October 26, 1961||Euell Montgomery||Peace River||Social Credit||Elected in a by-election|
|November 27, 1961||Romeo Lamothe||Bonnyville||Social Credit||Elected in a by-election|
|March 24, 1963||Peter Dawson||Little Bow||Social Credit||Died|
- Perry, Sandra E.; Footz, Valerie L. (2006). Massolin, Philip A. (ed.). A Higher Duty: Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies. Edmonton, AB: Legislative Assembly of Alberta. p. 498. ISBN 0-9689217-3-6. Retrieved August 9, 2020.
- "Illness Proves Fatal to Mrs. Gladys Robinson". Vol LIII No 262. The Lethbridge Herald. October 21, 1960. p. 1.
- "W.F. Gilliland Alberta MLA dies". Vol LIV No. 225. The Lethbridge Herald. September 6, 1961. p. 1.
- "Deaths Yesterday". Vol LIV No 254. The Lethbridge Herald. October 11, 2010. p. 2-2.
- "Alberta MLA Critically Ill". Vol LIV No 248. The Lethbridge Herald. October 3, 1961. p. 29.
- Normandin, G. Pierre, ed. (1963). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. Ottawa: Mortimer Company Ltd. ISSN 0315-6168. OCLC 893686591. Retrieved August 9, 2020.
- Office of the Chief Electoral Officer; Legislative Assembly Office (2006). A Century of Democracy: Elections of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, 1905-2005. The Centennial Series. Edmonton, AB: Legislative Assembly of Alberta. ISBN 0-9689217-8-7. Retrieved May 25, 2020.
- Perry, Sandra E.; Footz, Valerie L. (2006). Massolin, Philip A. (ed.). A Higher Duty: Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies. Edmonton, AB: Legislative Assembly of Alberta. ISBN 0-9689217-3-6. Retrieved August 9, 2020.