13th Saskatchewan Legislature

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The 13th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the Saskatchewan general election held in June 1956. The assembly sat from February 14, 1957 to May 4, 1960.[1] The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) led by Tommy Douglas formed the government.[2] The Liberal Party led by Alexander Hamilton McDonald formed the official opposition.[3]

James Andrew Darling served as speaker for the assembly.[4]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1956:[5]

Electoral district Member Party
     Arm River Gustaf Herman Danielson Liberal
     Athabasca John James Harrop Co-operative Commonwealth
     Bengough Allan Lister Samuel Brown Co-operative Commonwealth
     Biggar Woodrow Stanley Lloyd Co-operative Commonwealth
     Cannington Rosscoe Arnold McCarthy Liberal
     Canora Alex Gordon Kuziak Co-operative Commonwealth
     Cumberland William John Berezowsky Co-operative Commonwealth
     Cut Knife Isidore Charles Nollet Co-operative Commonwealth
     Elrose Maurice John Willis Co-operative Commonwealth
     Gravelbourg Lionel Philias Coderre Liberal
     Hanley Robert Alexander Walker Co-operative Commonwealth
     Humboldt Mary John Batten Liberal
     Kelsey John Hewgill Brockelbank Co-operative Commonwealth
     Kelvington Peter Anton Howe Co-operative Commonwealth
     Kerrobert-Kindersley Eldon Arthur Johnson Co-operative Commonwealth
     Kinistino Henry Begrand Co-operative Commonwealth
     Last Mountain Russell Brown Co-operative Commonwealth
     Lumsden Clifford Honey Thurston Co-operative Commonwealth
     Maple Creek Alexander C. Cameron Liberal
     Meadow Lake Alphonse Peter Weber Social Credit
     Melfort-Tisdale Clarence George Willis Co-operative Commonwealth
     Melville James Wilfrid Gardiner Liberal
     Milestone Jacob Walter Erb Co-operative Commonwealth
     Moose Jaw City Dempster Henry Ratcliffe Heming Co-operative Commonwealth
     William Gwynne Davies
     Moosomin Alexander Hamilton McDonald Liberal
     Morse James William Gibson Co-operative Commonwealth
     Nipawin Leo Nile Nicholson Social Credit
     Notukeu-Willow Bunch Karl Frank Klein Liberal
     Pelly Jim Barrie Liberal
     Prince Albert Lachlan Fraser McIntosh Co-operative Commonwealth
     Qu'Appelle-Wolseley Douglas Thomas McFarlane Liberal
     Redberry Bernard Leo Korchinski Liberal
     Regina City Charles Cromwell Williams Co-operative Commonwealth
     Marjorie Alexandra Cooper
     Clarence Melvin Fines
     Rosetown John Taylor Douglas Co-operative Commonwealth
     Rosthern Isaak Elias Social Credit
     Saltcoats Asmundur A. Loptson Liberal
     Saskatoon City John Henry Sturdy Co-operative Commonwealth
     Arthur Thomas Stone
     Shaunavon Thomas John Bentley Co-operative Commonwealth
     Shellbrook John Thiessen Co-operative Commonwealth
     Souris-Estevan Kim Thorson Co-operative Commonwealth
     Swift Current Everett Irvine Wood Co-operative Commonwealth
     The Battlefords Eiling Kramer Co-operative Commonwealth
     Touchwood Frank Meakes Co-operative Commonwealth
     Turtleford Franklin Edward Foley Liberal
     Wadena Frederick Arthur Dewhurst Co-operative Commonwealth
     Watrous James Andrew Darling Co-operative Commonwealth
     Weyburn Thomas Clement Douglas Co-operative Commonwealth
     Wilkie John Whitmore Horsman Liberal
     Yorkton Frederick Neibrandt Co-operative Commonwealth

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Party Standings[edit]

Affiliation Members
     Co-operative Commonwealth 36
     Liberal 14
     Social Credit 3
 Total
53
 Government Majority
19

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By-elections[edit]

By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:[5]

Electoral district Member elected Party Election date Reason
Kinistino Arthur Thibault Co-operative Commonwealth June 3, 1959 H Begrand died March 8, 1959[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saskatchewan Sessions of the Legislative Assembly and Their Duration" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Saskatchewan Premiers" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  3. ^ "Saskatchewan Leaders of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  4. ^ "Saskatchewan Speakers of the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  5. ^ a b "Membership of the Legislatures" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  6. ^ "Henri Begrand". Musée Virtuel Francophone de la Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2012-06-23.  (French)