1961 Yukon general election

The 1961 Yukon general election was held on 11 September 1961 to elect the seven members of the Yukon Territorial Council.[1] The council was non-partisan and had merely an advisory role to the federally appointed Commissioner.

1961 Yukon general election

← 1958 September 11, 1961 1964 →

All 7 seats of the Yukon Territorial Council

Members elected

District Member Notes
Carmacks-Kluane John Livesey Speaker of the Council
Dawson George Shaw
Mayo Ray McKamey
Watson Lake Don Taylor
Whitehorse East Norman Chamberlist 1961; disqualified following conflict of interest
Herbert Boyd 1962-1964
Whitehorse North Ken McKinnon
Whitehorse West John Watt


  1. ^ Steven Smyth, The Yukon's Constitutional Foundations: Volume One, The Yukon Chronology (1897-1999). Clairedge Press, 1999.