Town of Sherbrooke

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Town of Sherbrooke (French: Ville de Sherbrooke) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1925.

Town of Sherbrooke
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1924
First contested1867
Last contested1921

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It consisted of the Town of Sherbrooke. It was abolished in 1924 and replaced by Sherbrooke riding.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Town of Sherbrooke
1st  1867–1872     Alexander Tilloch Galt Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874     Edward Towle Brooks Conservative
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887     Robert Newton Hall Liberal–Conservative
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1892     William Bullock Ives Conservative
 1892–1896
8th  1896–1899
 1900–1900 John McIntosh
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1905 Arthur Norreys Worthington
 1906–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917     Francis McCrea Liberal
13th  1917–1921     Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
Riding dissolved into Sherbrooke

Election resultsEdit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Alexander Tilloch Galt acclaimed
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edward Towle Brooks acclaimed
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edward Towle Brooks acclaimed
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edward Towle Brooks acclaimed
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Robert Newton Hall acclaimed
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Robert Newton Hall 1,081
Liberal L. C. Bélanger 504
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Bullock Ives 1,118
Liberal Clement Millier 803

By-election: On Mr. Ives being appointed President of the Privy Council, 5 December 1892

By-election on 21 December 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Bullock Ives acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Bullock Ives 1,478
Liberal Henry Aylmer 1,221

By-election: On Mr. Ives' death, 15 July 1899

By-election on 25 January 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John McIntosh 1,397
Liberal George Albert Le Baron 1,301
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John McIntosh 1,693
Liberal George Albert Lebaron 1,662
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Norreys Worthington 1,875
Liberal Charles Cair Knight 1,749

By-election: On election being declared void, 4 December 1905

By-election on 6 February 1906
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Norreys Worthington acclaimed
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Norreys Worthington 2,117
Liberal John Leonard 1,973
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Francis McCrea 2,321
Conservative Charles Dickinson White 2,282
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Francis McCrea 4,151
Government (Unionist) William Stewart Davidson 3,409
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Francis McCrea 9,043
Conservative Edward Bruen Worthington 4,535

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