3rd Alberta Legislature
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The 3rd Alberta Legislative Assembly was in session from September 16, 1913, to April 5, 1917, with the membership of the assembly determined by the results of the 1913 Alberta general election held on April 17, 1913. The Legislature officially resumed on September 16, 1913, and continued until the fifth session was prorogued on April 17, 1917 and dissolved on May 14, 1917, prior to the 1917 Alberta general election.
|3rd Alberta Legislature|
|September 16, 1913 – April 5, 1917|
May 26, 1910 – October 30, 1917
|Leader of the|
November 10, 1910 – April 5, 1917
|Speaker of the|
|Charles W. Fisher|
March 15, 1906 – May 15, 1919
|Members||56 MLA seats|
May 6, 1910 – January 20, 1936
|Hon. George Hedley Vicars Bulyea|
September 1, 1905 – October 20, 1915
|Hon. Robert George Brett|
October 20, 1915 – October 29, 1925
September 16, 1913 – October 25, 1913
October 7, 1914 – October 22, 1914
February 25, 1915 – April 17, 1915
February 24, 1916 – April 19, 1916
February 6, 1917 – April 5, 1917
Alberta's second government was controlled by the majority Liberal Party led by Premier Arthur Sifton. The Official Opposition was the Conservative Party led by Edward Michener. The Speaker was Charles W. Fisher who continued in the role from the 1st and 2nd assembly, and would served in the role until his death from the 1918 flu pandemic in 1919.
The total number of seats in the assembly was increased from 41 contested in the 1913 election to 56.
The standings changed little during the 3rd legislature only 4 by-elections 3 of which resulted in the return of new members and no floor crossings occurred.
During the fifth sitting of the 3rd Legislature, the Assembly would pass An Act amending The Election Act respecting Members of the Legislative Assembly on Active Service (Bill 58) which acclaimed members of the assembly in the 1917 election who were serving in armed forces during the First World War. The Act listed eleven members of the assembly and provided those members were deemed nominated and elected as a member of the 4th Alberta Legislature. The bill was assented to on April 5, 1917.
- 1st session September 16, 1913 - October 25, 1913
- 2nd session October 7, 1914 - October 22, 1914
- 3rd session February 25, 1915 - April 17, 1915
- 4th session February 24, 1916 - April 19, 1916
- 5th session February 6, 1917 - April 5, 1917
Members election in the 1913 general electionEdit
|Vermilion||Arthur Lewis Sifton||Liberal||Premier of Alberta
|Bow Valley||Charles R. Mitchell||Liberal||Minister of Public Works
|Elected in a by-election June 12, 1913|
Appointed Provincial Treasurer November 28, 1913
|Olds||Duncan Marshall||Liberal||Minister of Agriculture|
|Sedgewick||Charles Stewart||Liberal||Minister of Municipal Affairs
Minister of Public Works
|Appointed Minister of Public Works November 28, 1913|
|Beaver River||Wilfrid Gariépy||Liberal||Minister of Municipal Affairs||Elected in a by-election December 15, 1913|
Appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs November 28, 1913
|Edmonton||Charles Wilson Cross||Liberal||Attorney General|
|Sturgeon||John R. Boyle||Liberal||Minister of Education|
|Taber||Archibald J. McLean||Liberal||Provincial Secretary|
|Alexandra||James R. Lowery||Conservative|
|North Calgary||Samuel Bacon Hillocks||Conservative|
|South Calgary||Thomas Blow||Conservative|
|Centre Calgary||Thomas Tweedie||Conservative|
|Edmonton South||Herbert Crawford||Conservative|
|High River||George Douglas Stanley||Conservative|
|Innisfail||Fred W. Archer||Conservative|
|Lethbridge City||John Smith Stewart||Conservative|
|Medicine Hat||Nelson Spencer||Conservative|
|Peace River||Alphaeus Patterson||Conservative|
|Pincher Creek||John Kemmis||Conservative|
|Red Deer||Edward Michener||Conservative|
|Rocky Mountain||Robert Campbell||Conservative|
|Stony Plain||Conrad Weidenhammer||Conservative|
|Wainwright||George LeRoy Hudson||Conservative|
|District||Member||Party||Reason for By-Election|
|Bow Valley||Charles R. Mitchell||Liberal||June 12, 1913—Resignation of George Lane|
|Beaver River||Wilfrid Gariépy||Liberal||December 15, 1913— Wilfrid Gariepy appointed to cabinet.|
|Wetaskiwin||Hugh John Montgomery||Liberal||November 17, 1914— Death of Charles H. Olin.|
|Whitford||Andrew Shandro||Liberal||March 15, 1915— Election of Andrew Shandro declared void|
- 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. 494. ISBN 0-9689217-3-6. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
- An Act amending The Election Act respecting Members of the Legislative Assembly on Active Service., SA 1917, c. 38
- Chambers, Ernest J., ed. (1917). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. Ottawa: Mortimer Company Ltd. ISSN 0315-6168. OCLC 266967058. 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.