Peter Enzenauer

Peter John Enzenauer (February 2, 1878 – April 11, 1951) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1921 to 1935 sitting with the United Farmers caucus in government.

Peter J. Enzenauer
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
July 18, 1921 – August 22, 1935
Preceded byJames Lowery
Succeeded bySelmer Berg
ConstituencyAlexandra
Personal details
Born(1878-02-02)February 2, 1878
Red Bud, Illinois
DiedApril 11, 1951(1951-04-11) (aged 73)
Lloydminster, Alberta
Political partyUnited Farmers
Occupationpolitician

Political careerEdit

Enzenauer ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature for the first time in the 1921 Alberta general election as a candidate for the United Farmers. He won a two way race in the electoral district of Alexandra with over 88% of the popular vote.[1]

Enzenauer ran for a second term in the 1926 Alberta general election. He fought a three way race to keep his seat. His margin of victory dropped but he still returned to office with a big majority.[2]

Enzenauer faced a two battle running for his third term in office in the 1930 Alberta general election. His popular vote increased, and he won a big majority over Liberal candidate F.H. Dunstan.[3]

Enzenauer ran for a fourth term in office in the 1935 Alberta general election but was defeated in a landslide by Social Credit candidate Selmer Berg. He finished a distant second in the five way race.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alexandra Official Results 1921 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
  2. ^ "Alexandra Official Results 1926 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
  3. ^ "Alexandra Official Results 1930 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
  4. ^ "Alexandra Official Results 1935 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.

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