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Humboldt (electoral district)

Humboldt was a federal electoral district in Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1953. When it was created in 1903, it was part of the Northwest Territories. When Saskatchewan became a province in 1905, Humboldt riding was in that province. It was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed into Humboldt—Melfort, Mackenzie and Rosthern ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. A.J. Adamson, Liberal (1904–1908)
  2. David Bradley Neely, Liberal (1908–1917)
  3. Norman Lang, Unionist (1917–1921)
  4. Charles Wallace Stewart, Progressive (1921–1925)
  5. Albert Frederick Totzke, Liberal (1925–1935)
  6. Harry Raymond Fleming, Liberal (1935–1942)
  7. Joseph William Burton, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (1943–1949)
  8. Joseph Ingolph Hetland, Liberal (1949–1953)

Election resultsEdit

1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NEELY, David Bradley 3,524
Conservative LITTLE, James 2,145
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NEELY, David Bradley 7,265
Conservative HEARN, John Harvey 2,947
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) LANG, Norman 5,536
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) BARRY, Joseph Leonard 3,362
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive STEWART, Charles Wallace 10,280
Liberal MEILICKE, Otto Frederick 4,707
Conservative LANG, Norman 1,215
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal TOTZKE, Albert Frederick 3,212
Progressive STEWART, Charles Wallace 2,536
Conservative WILSON, Edward S. 967
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal TOTZKE, Albert Frederick 6,264
Conservative WILSON, Edward Sexton 2,447
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal TOTZKE, Albert Frederick 7,915
Conservative WILSON, Edward Sexton 3,984
Progressive KELLERMAN, Frank Henry 2,116
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FLEMING, Harry Raymond 6,877
Co-operative Commonwealth BURTON, Joseph William 4,592
Social Credit MCCAFFERY, Joseph Patrick 2,395
Conservative BLAND, Thomas 1,171
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FLEMING, Harry Raymond 8,808
Co-operative Commonwealth BOLSTER, Frank John 7,536

By-election: On Mr. Fleming's death, 5 November 1942

By-election on 9 August 1943
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth BURTON, Joseph William 8,910
Liberal KRENN, Frank Stephen 5,287
Social Credit LANGENHOFF, Theodore Fred 251
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth BURTON, Joseph William 7,843
Liberal LOEHR, Arnold W. 6,380
Social Credit SCHMEISER, Charles A. 1,094
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal HETLAND, Joseph Ingolph 8,123
Co-operative Commonwealth BURTON, Joseph William 7,302
Progressive Conservative BENDAS, Orest 1,022

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