41st General Assembly of Nova Scotia

The 41st General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between March 1, 1938, and September 19, 1941.

Division of seats


There were 30 members of the General Assembly, elected in the 1937 Nova Scotia general election.

Leader Party # of Seats
  Angus L. Macdonald Liberal 25
  Gordon Sidney Harrington Conservative 5
Total 30

List of members

Riding Name Position
  Annapolis County John D. McKenzie
  Antigonish John L. McIsaac
  Cape Breton South George M. Morrison
  Cape Breton Centre Michael Dwyer Minister of Mines
  Cape Breton North George Belcher Murray
  Cape Breton East Lauchlin D. Currie Minister of Mines (1940)
  Cape Breton West Malcolm A. Patterson
  Colchester Fred Murray Blois
  George Yuill Thomas
  Cumberland Percy C. Black
  Archie B. Smith
  Digby J. Willie Comeau
  Guysborough Havelock Torrey
  Halifax South Angus L. Macdonald Premier
  Halifax Centre William Duff Forrest
  Halifax North Harold Connolly
  Halifax East Geoffrey W. Stevens
  Halifax West George E. Hagen
  Hants Alexander S. MacMillan Minister of Highways
Premier (1940)
  Inverness Moses E. McGarry speaker (1939)
  Kings John A. McDonald Minister of Agriculture
  Lunenburg Frank R. Davis
  Gordon E. Romkey speaker (1940)
  Pictou Josiah H. MacQuarrie Attorney General
  Newton G. Munro
  Queens John J. Cameron
  Richmond Donald David Boyd
  Shelburne Henry R. L. Bill
  Victoria John M. Campbell
  Yarmouth Lindsay C. Gardner Speaker

Former members of the 41st General Assembly

Name Party Electoral District Cause of departure Succeeded by Elected
  Lindsay C. Gardner Liberal Yarmouth died Henry A. Waterman, Liberal 1938
  Michael Dwyer Liberal Cape Breton Centre resigned Douglas MacDonald, CCF December 5, 1939
  William Duff Forest Liberal Halifax Centre died James Edward Rutledge, Liberal December 5, 1939
  George Y. Thomas Conservative Colchester died George Scott Dickey, Conservative October 28, 1940
  Percy C. Black Conservative Cumberland elected to federal seat Leonard William Fraser, Conservative October 28, 1940
  Angus L. Macdonald Liberal Halifax South named to federal cabinet Joseph Richard Murphy, Liberal October 28, 1940
  Moses E. McGarry Liberal Inverness elected to federal seat Alexander H. McKinnon, Liberal October 28, 1940


  • "Summary Results from 1867 to 2011" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-05-11.
  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1941, AL Normandin
Preceded by General Assemblies of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by