21st Canadian Parliament
The 21st Canadian Parliament was in session from September 15, 1949, until June 13, 1953. The membership was set by the 1949 federal election on June 27, 1949, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by-elections until it was dissolved prior to the 1953 election.
It was controlled by a Liberal Party majority under Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent and the 17th Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Progressive Conservative Party, led by George Drew.
There were seven sessions of the 21st Parliament:
|1st||September 15, 1949||December 10, 1949|
|2nd||February 16, 1950||June 30, 1950|
|3rd||August 29, 1950||January 29, 1951|
|4th||January 30, 1951||October 9, 1951|
|5th||October 9, 1951||December 29, 1951|
|6th||February 28, 1952||November 20, 1952|
|7th||November 20, 1952||May 14, 1953|
List of membersEdit
Following is a full list of members of the twenty-first Parliament listed first by province, then by electoral district.
Electoral districts denoted by an asterisk (*) indicates that district was represented by two members.
|Brandon||James Ewen Matthews (died 24 November 1950)||Liberal|
|Walter Dinsdale (by-election of 1951-06-25)||Progressive Conservative|
|Churchill||George Dyer Weaver||Liberal|
|Dauphin||William John Ward||Liberal|
|Norquay||Robert James Wood||Liberal|
|Portage—Neepawa||William Gilbert Weir||Liberal-Progressive|
|Souris||James Arthur Ross||Progressive Conservative|
|Springfield||John Sylvester Aloysius Sinnott||Liberal|
|St. Boniface||Fernand Viau||Liberal|
|Winnipeg North||Alistair McLeod Stewart||C.C.F.|
|Winnipeg North Centre||Stanley Knowles||C.C.F.|
|Winnipeg South||Leslie Alexander Mutch||Liberal|
|Winnipeg South Centre||Ralph Maybank (resigned 30 April 1951)||Liberal|
|Gordon Churchill (by-election of 1951-06-25)||Progressive Conservative|
|Charlotte||Andrew Wesley Stuart||Liberal|
|Gloucester||Clovis-Thomas Richard (until 5 March 1952 emoulment appointment)||Liberal|
|Albany M. Robichaud (by-election of 1952-05-26)||Progressive Conservative|
|Kent||Aurel D. Léger||Liberal|
|Northumberland||George Roy McWilliam||Liberal|
|Paul-Léon Dubé (by-election of 1949-10-24)||Independent Liberal|
|Royal||Alfred Johnson Brooks||Progressive Conservative|
|St. John—Albert||Daniel Aloysius Riley||Liberal|
|Victoria—Carleton||Heber Harold Hatfield||Progressive Conservative|
|Gage Montgomery (by-election of 26 May 1952)||Progressive Conservative|
|Westmorland||Edmund William George||Liberal|
|York—Sunbury||Milton Fowler Gregg||Liberal|
|Yukon—Mackenzie River||James Aubrey Simmons||Liberal|
|Annapolis—Kings||Angus Alexander Elderkin (until election voided 6 March 1950)||Liberal|
|George Nowlan (by-election of 1950-06-19)||Progressive Conservative|
|Antigonish—Guysborough||James Ralph Kirk||Liberal|
|Cape Breton North and Victoria||Matthew MacLean||Liberal|
|Cape Breton South||Clarence Gillis||C.C.F.|
|Colchester—Hants||Frank Thomas Stanfield||Progressive Conservative|
|Cumberland||Percy Chapman Black||Progressive Conservative|
|Digby—Yarmouth||Thomas Andrew Murray Kirk||Liberal|
|Halifax*||John Horace Dickey (until 2 May 1950 Senate appointment)||Liberal|
|Gordon Benjamin Isnor||Liberal|
|Samuel Rosborough Balcom (by-election of 1950-06-19, replaces Dickey)||Liberal|
|Inverness—Richmond||William F. Carroll||Liberal|
|Pictou||Henry Byron McCulloch||Liberal|
|King's||Thomas Joseph Kickham||Liberal|
|Prince||John Watson Macnaught||Liberal|
|Queen's*||James Lester Douglas (died 30 September 1950)||Liberal|
|Winfield Chester Scott McLure||Progressive Conservative|
|John Angus Maclean (by-election of 1951-06-25, replaces Douglas)||Progressive Conservative|
- Massé defeated the official Liberal candidate.
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