56th General Assembly of Prince Edward Island

The 56th General Assembly of Prince Edward Island was in session from March 18, 1983, to March 25, 1986. The Progressive Conservative Party led by James Lee formed the government.

Marion Reid was elected speaker, the first woman chosen to perform that function in the province's assembly.

There were four sessions of the 56th General Assembly:

Session Start End
1st March 18, 1983 June 23, 1983
2nd March 6, 1984 May 11, 1984
3rd February 7, 1985 May 28, 1985
4th March 24, 1986 March 24, 1986

MembersEdit

KingsEdit

District Assemblyman Party Councillor Party
1st Kings     Ross "Johnny" Young Liberal     Albert Fogarty Progressive
Conservative
2nd Kings     Roddy Pratt Progressive
Conservative
    Francis O'Brien Progressive
Conservative
3rd Kings     A. A. "Joey" Fraser Progressive
Conservative
    Peter MacLeod Progressive
Conservative
4th Kings     Pat Binns[1]

Stanley Bruce (1984)

Progressive
Conservative

Liberal

    Gilbert R. Clements Liberal
5th Kings     Arthur J. MacDonald Liberal     Lowell Johnston Progressive
Conservative

PrinceEdit

District Assemblyman Party Councillor Party
1st Prince     Robert Morrissey Liberal     Robert E. Campbell Liberal
2nd Prince     Keith Milligan Liberal     Allison Ellis Liberal
3rd Prince     Léonce Bernard Liberal     Edward Clark Liberal
4th Prince     William MacDougall[2]

Stavert Huestis (1984)

Progressive
Conservative

Liberal

   
Prowse Chappel Progressive
Conservative
5th Prince     George McMahon Progressive
Conservative
    Peter Pope Progressive
Conservative

QueensEdit

District Assemblyman Party Councillor Party
1st Queens     Marion Reid Progressive
Conservative
    Leone Bagnall Progressive
Conservative
2nd Queens     Gordon Lank Progressive
Conservative
    Lloyd MacPhail[3]

Ron MacKinley (1985)

Progressive
Conservative

Liberal

3rd Queens     Horace B. Carver Progressive
Conservative
    Fred Driscoll Progressive
Conservative
4th Queens     Wilbur MacDonald Progressive
Conservative
    Daniel Compton Progressive
Conservative
5th Queens     James M. Lee Progressive
Conservative
    Wilfred MacDonald Progressive
Conservative
6th Queens     Joseph Atallah Ghiz Liberal     Paul Connolly Liberal

Notes:

  1. ^ elected to federal seat
  2. ^ resigned
  3. ^ named Lieutenant Governor

ReferencesEdit

  • Election results for the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly, 1982-09-27
  • O'Handley, Kathryn Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1994 ISBN 0-921925-54-9