53rd General Assembly of Prince Edward Island

The 53rd General Assembly of Prince Edward Island was in session from May 21, 1974, to May 28, 1978. The Liberal Party led by Alex Campbell formed the government.

Cecil A. Miller was elected speaker.

There were five sessions of the 53rd General Assembly:

Session Start End
1st May 21, 1974 November 20, 1974
2nd April 3, 1975 December 12, 1975
3rd April 4, 1976 April 22, 1976
4th March 10, 1977 May 13, 1977
5th March 2, 1978 March 28, 1978

MembersEdit

KingsEdit

District Assemblyman Party Councillor Party
1st Kings     Bruce L. Stewart Liberal     Melvin J. McQuaid[1]

James Fay (1976)

Progressive
Conservative

Liberal

2nd Kings     Walter Dingwell Progressive
Conservative
    Leo Rossiter Progressive
Conservative
3rd Kings     William Bennett Campbell Liberal     Bud Ings Liberal
4th Kings     Charles Fraser Liberal     Gilbert R. Clements Liberal
5th Kings     Arthur J. MacDonald Liberal     Waldron Lavers Liberal

PrinceEdit

District Assemblyman Party Councillor Party
1st Prince     Russell Perry Liberal     Robert E. Campbell Liberal
2nd Prince     George R. Henderson Liberal     Joshua MacArthur[2]

L. George Dewar (1976)

Liberal

Progressive
Conservative

3rd Prince     William Gallant[2]

Léonce Bernard (1976)

Liberal     Edward Clark Liberal
4th Prince     Catherine Sophia Callbeck Liberal    
Frank Jardine Liberal
5th Prince     Earle Hickey[2]

George McMahon (1976)

Liberal

Progressive
Conservative

    Alexander B. Campbell Liberal

QueensEdit

District Assemblyman Party Councillor Party
1st Queens     Jean Canfield Liberal     Ralph Johnstone Liberal
2nd Queens     David Ford Liberal     Lloyd MacPhail Progressive
Conservative
3rd Queens     Cecil A. Miller Liberal     Levi McNally Liberal
4th Queens     Vernon MacIntyre[3]

J. Angus MacLean (1976)

Progressive
Conservative
    Daniel Compton Progressive
Conservative
5th Queens     Gordon L. Bennett[4]

James M. Lee (1975)

Liberal

Progressive
Conservative

    George Proud Liberal
6th Queens     Allison MacDonald Liberal     John H. Maloney Liberal

Notes:

  1. ^ named judge
  2. ^ a b c resigned
  3. ^ died
  4. ^ named Lieutenant-Governor

ReferencesEdit

  • Election results for the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly, 1974-04-29
  • O'Handley, Kathryn Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1994 ISBN 0-921925-54-9