6th Parliament of the Province of Canada

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The 6th Parliament of the Province of Canada was in session from 1858 to June 1861. Elections for the Legislative Assembly were held in the Province of Canada in December 1857. Sessions were held in Toronto in 1858 and then in Quebec City from 1859. In 1857, Queen Victoria had chosen Ottawa as the permanent seat for the Canadian government.

The Speaker of this parliament was Sir Henry Smith.

Canada East[edit]

Riding Member Party
Argenteuil Sydney Robert Bellingham [1] Reformer
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1860) Liberal
Bagot Maurice Laframboise Rouge
Beauce Dunbar Ross Rouge
Beauharnois Gédéon Ouimet Bleu
Bellechasse Octave-Cyrille Fortier Bleu
Berthier Eugène-Urgel Piché Rouge
Bonaventure John Meagher Reformer
Brome James Moir Ferres Conservative
Chambly Louis Lacoste Bleu
Champlain Joseph-Édouard Turcotte Bleu
Charlevoix Cléophe Cimon Bleu
Châteauguay Henry Starnes Conservative
Chicoutimi—Saguenay David Edward Price Conservative
Compton John Henry Pope Conservative
Deux-Montagnes Jean-Baptiste Daoust Reformer
Dorchester Hector-Louis Langevin Bleu
Drummond—Arthabaska Christopher Dunkin Conservative
Gaspé John Le Boutillier Reformer
Hochelaga Joseph Laporte Bleu
Huntingdon Robert Brown Somerville Independent
Iberville Charles Laberge Rouge
Jacques-Cartier François-Zéphirin Tassé Bleu
Joliette Joseph-Hilarion Jobin Rouge
Laprairie Thomas-Jean-Jacques Loranger Bleu
Kamouraska Jean-Charles Chapais Reformer
L'Assomption Louis Archambeault Bleu
Laval Pierre Labelle Bleu
Lévis François-Xavier Lemieux Liberal-Conservative
L'Islet Louis-Bonaventure Caron [2] Rouge
Charles-François Fournier (1858) Reformer
Lotbinière John O'Farrell [3] Conservative
Lewis Thomas Drummond (1858) Liberal
Maskinongé Louis-Honoré Gauvreau [4] Bleu
George Caron (1858) Bleu
Mégantic Noël Hébert Rouge
Missisquoi Hannibal Hodges Whitney Conservative
Montcalm Joseph Dufresne Bleu
Montmagny Joseph-Octave Beaubien Bleu
Montmorency Joseph-Édouard Cauchon Bleu
Montreal John Rose Conservative
Montreal Antoine-Aimé Dorion Rouge
Montreal Thomas D'Arcy McGee Rouge
Nicolet Joseph Gaudet Bleu
Napierville Jacques-Olivier Bureau Rouge
Ottawa Denis-Émery Papineau Rouge
Pontiac Edmund Heath Conservative
Portneuf Joseph-Élie Thibaudeau Reformer
Quebec County Charles Panet Bleu
Quebec City Charles Joseph Alleyn Conservative
Quebec City Georges-Honoré Simard Bleu
Quebec City Hippolyte Dubord [5] Bleu
Pierre-Gabriel Huot (1860) Rouge
Richelieu Jacques-Félix Sincennes Bleu
Richmond—Wolfe [6] William Hoste Webb Conservative
Rimouski Michel-Guillaume Baby Bleu
Rouville Thomas Edmund Campbell Conservative
St. Hyacinthe Louis-Victor Sicotte Bleu
Saint-Jean François Bourassa Rouge
Saint-Maurice Louis-Léon Lesieur Desaulniers Bleu
Shefford Lewis Thomas Drummond [7] Liberal
Asa Belknap Foster (1858) Conservative
Sherbrooke Alexander Tilloch Galt Liberal-Conservative
Soulanges Dominique-Amable Coutlée Bleu
Stanstead Timothy Lee Terrill Moderate
Témiscouata Benjamin Dionne Reformer
Terrebonne Louis-Siméon Morin Bleu
Trois-Rivières William McDonell Dawson Conservative
Vaudreuil Robert Unwin Harwood [8] Conservative
Jean-Baptiste Mongenais (1860) Bleu
Verchères George-Étienne Cartier Bleu
Yamaska Ignace Gill Conservative

Notes:

Canada West[edit]

Riding Member Party
East Brant David Christie [9] Reformer
Hugh Finlayson (1858)
West Brant Herbert Biggar Reformer
Brockville George Sherwood Conservative
Carleton William F. Powell Conservative
Cornwall John Sandfield Macdonald Reformer
Dundas James William Cook Reformer
East Durham Francis H. Burton Conservative
West Durham Henry Munro Reformer
East Elgin Leonidas Burwell Reformer
West Elgin George Macbeth Conservative
Essex John McLeod Conservative
Frontenac Henry Smith, Jr Conservative
Glengarry Donald Alexander Macdonald Reformer
Grenville William Patrick Reformer
Grey John Sheridan Hogan Independent Liberal
Haldimand William Lyon Mackenzie[10] Reformer
Michael Harcourt (1858) Reformer
Halton John White Reformer
Hamilton Isaac Buchanan Independent
North Hastings George Benjamin Conservative
South Hastings Lewis Wallbridge Reformer
Huron & Bruce John Holmes Reformer
Kent Archibald McKellar Reformer
Kingston John A. Macdonald Liberal-Conservative
Lambton Malcolm Cameron [11] Grit
Hope Fleming Mackenzie (1861) Reformer
North Lanark Robert Bell Reform
South Lanark Andrew W. Playfair
North Leeds & Grenville Basil R. Church [12] Reformer
Ogle Robert Gowan (1858) Conservative
South Leeds Benjamin Tett Conservative
Lennox & Addington David Roblin Reformer
Lincoln William Hamilton Merritt Reformer
London John Carling Liberal-Conservative
East Middlesex Marcus Talbot[13] Conservative
Robert Craik (1860) Reformer
West Middlesex John Scatcherd [14]
Angus Peter McDonald (1858)
Niagara (town) John Simpson Conservative
Norfolk Walker Powell Reformer
East Northumberland John R Clark Reformer
West Northumberland Sidney Smith Reformer
North Ontario Joseph Gould Reformer
South Ontario Oliver Mowat Reformer
Ottawa Richard William Scott Liberal-Conservative
North Oxford William McDougall (1858)[15] Reformer
South Oxford George Skeffington Connor Reformer
Peel James Cox Aikins Clear Grit
Perth Thomas Mayne Daly Liberal-Conservative
Peterborough Thomas Short Reformer
Prescott Henry Wellesly McCann Conservative
Prince Edward Willet C Dorland Conservative
Renfrew John Lorn McDougall [16] Reformer
William Cayley (1858) Tory
Russell George Byron Lyon-Fellowes[17] Conservative
John W Loux (1859)
North Simcoe Angus Morrison Reform
South Simcoe Thomas Roberts Ferguson Conservative
Stormont William D. Mattice Reformer
Toronto George Brown Reformer
Toronto John Beverley Robinson Conservative
Victoria John Cameron Conservative
North Waterloo Michael Hamilton Foley Reform
South Waterloo William Scott Conservative
Welland Gilbert McMicken Reformer
North Wellington Charles Allan [18]
James Ross (1859) Reformer
South Wellington David Stirton Reformer
North Wentworth William Notman Reformer
South Wentworth Joseph Rymal Reformer
East York Amos Wright Reformer
North York Joseph Hartman [19] Reformer
Adam Wilson (1860) Reformer
West York [20] William Pearce Howland Reformer

Notes:

Preceded by
5th Parliament of the Province of Canada
Parliaments in the Province of Canada
1858–1861
Succeeded by
7th Parliament of the Province of Canada

References[edit]

  1. ^ election was declared invalid after an appeal; John Joseph Caldwell Abbott was declared elected in March 1860 after an inquiry by a committee of the Legislative Assembly.
  2. ^ election was declared invalid; Charles-François Fournier was declared elected in June 1858.
  3. ^ election was declared invalid; Lewis Thomas Drummond was elected in a by-election in October 1858.
  4. ^ died in office in 1858; George Caron was elected in a by-election in December 1858.
  5. ^ election was declared invalid in April 1860; Pierre-Gabriel Huot was elected in a by-election in May 1860.
  6. ^ formerly Sherbrooke (county) and Wolfe
  7. ^ defeated in a by-election in Shefford in September 1858 after he was appointed to cabinet; Asa Belknap Foster was elected to the seat.
  8. ^ resigned his seat to run for a seat on the Legislative Council; Jean-Baptiste Mongenais was elected in a by-election in November 1860.
  9. ^ resigned his seat to take a seat on the Executive Council; Hugh Finlayson was elected in a by-election in 1858.
  10. ^ resigned his seat in August 1858; Michael Harcourt was elected in an October 1858 by-election
  11. ^ accepted an appointment to the Legislative Council in 1860; Hope Fleming Mackenzie was elected to the seat in a by-election in 1861.
  12. ^ died in 1858; Ogle Robert Gowan was elected in a by-election later that year.
  13. ^ died in March 1860; Robert Craik was elected to his seat in 1860.
  14. ^ died in June 1858; Angus Peter McDonald was elected to his seat in 1858.
  15. ^ George Brown, elected in both North Oxford and Toronto, chose to sit for Toronto; William McDougall elected in a May 1858 by-election
  16. ^ resigned his seat to allow William Cayley to be elected in a by-election held in March 1858.
  17. ^ election declared fraudulent in October 1859; John W Loux elected in a December 1859 by-election.
  18. ^ election appealed;James Ross was elected in an 1859 by-election.
  19. ^ died in November 1859; Adam Wilson was elected to his seat in 1860.
  20. ^ formerly South York; prior to that, 1st York

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