Liberal Party of Canada leadership election, 1958
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|Liberal leadership election, 1958|
|Date||January 16, 1958|
|Resigning leader||Louis St. Laurent|
|Won by||Lester Pearson|
A Liberal Party of Canada leadership election was called to replace Liberal leader Louis St. Laurent, who had resigned as Prime Minister after the 1957 election. On the first ballot, former External Affairs minister Lester Pearson defeated former cabinet minister Paul Martin and Mayor of Portage la Prairie, Harold Lloyd Henderson.
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