Joseph Scruggs

Joseph M. Scruggs (May 30, 1888 – March 20, 1964) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1959 to 1963 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.

Joseph M. Scruggs
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
June 18, 1959 – June 17, 1963
Preceded byNew district
Succeeded byErnest Lee
Personal details
Born(1888-05-30)May 30, 1888
DiedMarch 20, 1964(1964-03-20) (aged 75)
Political partySocial Credit

Political careerEdit

Scruggs ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in the 1959 Alberta general election as a Social Credit candidate in the electoral district of Dunvegan. He defeated three other candidates in a hotly contested race taking just under 40% of the popular vote.[1]

Scruggs retired from provincial office at dissolution of the Assembly in 1963.


  1. ^ "Dunvegan results 1959". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 22, 2010.

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