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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
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1924
First contested 1867
Last contested 1921

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.

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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

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative GALT, Hon. Alexander Tilloch acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BROOKS, Edward Towle acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BROOKS, Edward Towle acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BROOKS, Edward T. acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative HALL, R.N. acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative HALL, Robert Newton 1,081
Liberal BÉLANGER, L.C. 504
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative IVES, Wm. B. 1,118
Liberal MILLIER, Clement 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 IVES, William Bullock acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative IVES, Hon. W.B. 1,478
Liberal AYLMER, Hon. Henry 1,221

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

By-election on 25 January 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCINTOSH, John 1,397
Liberal LE BARON, George Albert 1,301
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCINTOSH, John 1,693
Liberal LEBARON, George Albert 1,662
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WORTHINGTON, Arthur Norreys 1,875
Liberal KNIGHT, Charles Cair 1,749

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

By-election on 6 February 1906
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WORTHINGTON, A.N. acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WORTHINGTON, Arthur Norreys 2,117
Liberal LEONARD, John 1,973
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCREA, Francis "N". 2,321
Conservative WHITE, Charles Dickinson 2,282
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) MCREA, Francis "N". 4,151
Government (Unionist) DAVIDSON, William Stewart 3,409
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCREA, Francis N. 9,043
Conservative WORTHINGTON, Edward Bruen 4,535

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