Glengarry (electoral district)

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Glengarry was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1917, and from 1925 to 1953. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867, and consisted of Glengarry county.

The electoral district was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Glengarry and Stormont riding.

It was recreated in 1924, consisting again of the county of Glengarry.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was merged into Glengarry—Prescott ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

  1. Donald Alexander Macdonald, Liberal (1867–1875)
  2. Archibald McNab, Liberal (1875–1878)
  3. John McLennan, Liberal-Conservative (1878–1882)
  4. Donald Macmaster, Conservative (1882–1887)
  5. Patrick Purcell, Liberal (1887–1891)
  6. Roderick R. McLennan, Conservative (1891–1900)
  7. Jacob T. Schell, Liberal (1900–1908)
  8. John Angus McMillan, Liberal (1908–1917)
  1. Archibald John Macdonald, Liberal (1925–1930)
  2. Angus McGillis, Conservative (1930–1935)
  3. John David MacRae, Liberal (1935–1940)
  4. William B. MacDiarmid, Liberal (1940–1945)
  5. William Lyon Mackenzie King, Liberal (1945–1949)
  6. William Major, Liberal (1949–1953)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald 1,289
Unknown R.H. MacDonald 193

On Mr. Macdonald's appointment as Postmaster General for Canada, 7 November 1873:

By-election on 26 November 1873
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald 1,288
Unknown A.J. Grant 612

On Mr. Macdonald's appointment as Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, 18 May 1875:

By-election on 7 July 1875
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,227
Unknown Donald McMillan 945

As Mr. McNab was unseated, 27 June 1876:

By-election on 31 July 1876
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,203
Unknown John McLennan 1,032
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John McLennan 1,330
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,269
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Donald Macmaster 1,499
Unknown D.A. McDonald 1,276
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Patrick Purcell 2,020
Conservative Donald Macmaster 1,814
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Roderick R. McLennan 1,953
Liberal Jacob T. Schell 1,632

As Mr. McLennan was unseated, January 1892:

By-election on 14 January 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCLENNAN, Roderick R. acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCLENNAN, Roderick R. 2,486
Patrons of Industry WILSON, James Lockie 1,752
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal SCHELL, Jacob T. 2,392
Conservative MCLENNAN, Roderick R. 1,772
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal SCHELL, Jacob Thomas 2,349
Conservative MCDONALD, Donald Robt. 1,899
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCMILLAN, John Angus 2,279
Conservative MCGREGOR, John F. 1,958
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCMILLAN, John Angus 2,175
Conservative MCMARTIN, Duncan 1,949
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Archibald John 2,785
Conservative MCGILLIS, Angus 2,628
Progressive KENNEDY, John Wilfred 2,519
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Archibald John 4,382
Conservative MACCUAIG, Duncan D. 3,749
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCGILLIS, Angus 5,059
Liberal HUOT, Joseph A.C. 3,830
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACRAE, John David 4,548
Conservative MCGILLIS, Angus 3,202
Reconstruction MACDONELL, John Alexander 1,052
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDIARMID, William B. 4,578
National Government MACRAE, John W. 2,813
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDIARMID, William B. 4,934
Progressive Conservative DEVAUX, Lionel 2,881
Co-operative Commonwealth DEWAR, John A. 411

On Mr. MacDiarmid's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 22 June 1945:

By-election on 6 August 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal KING, Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie 4,551
Independent Liberal MONAHAN, Richard 325
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MAJOR, William J. 4,809
Progressive Conservative MACLEOD, John D. 3,559
Social Credit FITZGERALD, John Joseph 300

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Prince Albert
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1945-1948
Succeeded by
Quebec East