19th Manitoba Legislature

The members of the 19th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in June 1932. The legislature sat from February 14, 1933, to June 12, 1936.[1]

A coalition between the Progressive Party of Manitoba led by John Bracken and the Liberal Party led by Murdoch Mackay formed the government.[2] Bracken served as premier.[1]

Fawcett Taylor of the Conservatives was Leader of the Opposition. After Taylor resigned in 1933, William Sanford Evans became party leader.[3]

The Minimum Wage Act was amended to include male workers over the age of 18. The minimum hourly wage in Manitoba was $0.25 for urban workers and $0.21 for rural workers. Up until 1931, the minimum wage only applied to female workers.[4]

Philippe Adjutor Talbot served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were four sessions of the 19th Legislature:[1]

Session Start End
1st February 14, 1933 May 4, 1933
2nd February 8, 1934 April 7, 1934
3rd February 12, 1935 April 6, 1935
4th February 18, 1936 April 7, 1936

James Duncan McGregor was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba until December 1, 1934, when William Johnston Tupper became lieutenant governor.[5]

Members of the Assembly edit

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1932:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[6] Notes
  Duncan Lloyd McLeod Arthur Liberal-Progressive Died in office May 10, 1935
  Ralph Webb Assiniboia Conservative
  Adalbert Poole Beautiful Plains Liberal-Progressive
  John Pratt Birtle Liberal-Progressive
  George Dinsdale Brandon City Conservative
  Albert Préfontaine Carillon Liberal-Progressive Died in office February 21, 1935
  James Christie Cypress Liberal-Progressive
  Robert Hawkins Dauphin Liberal-Progressive
  Hugh McKenzie Deloraine Liberal-Progressive
  John Munn Dufferin Liberal-Progressive
  Robert Curran Emerson Liberal-Progressive
  Nicholas Hryhorczuk Ethelbert Liberal-Progressive
  Stuart Garson Fairford Liberal-Progressive
  Nicholas Bachynsky Fisher Liberal-Progressive
  Arthur Berry Gilbert Plains Liberal-Progressive
  Ingimar Ingaldson Gimli Liberal-Progressive
  William Morton Gladstone Liberal-Progressive
  James Breakey Glenwood Liberal-Progressive
  Thomas Wolstenholme Hamiota Liberal-Progressive
  Arthur Boivin Iberville Independent Liberal-Progressive
  James McLenaghen Kildonan and St. Andrews Conservative
  Andrew Foster Killarney Liberal-Progressive
  Douglas Lloyd Campbell Lakeside Liberal-Progressive
  Donald Gordon McKenzie Lansdowne Liberal-Progressive
  Philippe Talbot La Verendrye Liberal-Progressive
  Frank McIntosh Manitou Liberal-Progressive
  Earl Rutledge Minnedosa Conservative
  Cornelius Wiebe Morden and Rhineland Liberal-Progressive
  William Clubb Morris Liberal-Progressive
  Ivan Schultz Mountain Liberal-Progressive
  John Muirhead Norfolk Liberal-Progressive
  Fawcett Taylor Portage la Prairie Conservative Resigned April 1933
  William James Westwood Roblin Independent Labour
  William McKinnell Rockwood Liberal-Progressive
  Ewan McPherson Rupertsland Liberal-Progressive
  Isaac Griffiths Russell Liberal-Progressive
  Harold Lawrence St. Boniface Independent Labour
  Robert Hoey St. Clements Liberal-Progressive
  Skuli Sigfusson St. George Liberal-Progressive
  Maurice Dane MacCarthy Ste. Rose Liberal-Progressive
  Clifford Barclay Springfield Independent Farmer-Labour
  George Renouf Swan River Conservative
  John Bracken The Pas Liberal-Progressive
  Alexander Welch Turtle Mountain Conservative
  Robert Mooney Virden Liberal-Progressive
  William Sanford Evans Winnipeg Conservative
  Seymour Farmer Independent Labour
  John Thomas Haig Conservative
  Marcus Hyman Independent Labour
  Huntly Ketchen Conservative
  William Major Liberal-Progressive
  Ralph Maybank Liberal-Progressive
  John Stewart McDiarmid Liberal-Progressive
  William Ivens Independent Labour
  John Queen Independent Labour

By-elections edit

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

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
Portage la Prairie Toby Sexsmith Conservative November 27, 1933 F Taylor resigned[7]
Arthur John R. Pitt Liberal-Progressive June 24, 1935 D McLeod died May 10, 1935[7]
Russell Isaac Griffiths Liberal-Progressive July 4, 1935 I Griffiths appointed Minister of Health And Public Welfare[7]
Carillon Edmond Prefontaine Liberal-Progressive July 4, 1935[7] A Prefontaine died February 21, 1935[8]


References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Members of the Nineteenth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1933–1936)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-03-03.
  2. ^ Adams, Christopher (2008). Politics in Manitoba: Parties, Leaders, and Voters. University of Manitoba Press. p. 78. ISBN 0887553559. Retrieved 2013-02-15.
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
  4. ^ "Historical Summary of Minimum Wage Rates in Manitoba". Government of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2015-08-28. Retrieved 2017-08-23.
  5. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  6. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2013-02-05.
  7. ^ a b c d "Biographies of Deceased Members". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30.
  8. ^ "Albert Prefontaine (1861–1935)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-11-14.