25th Manitoba Legislature

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The members of the 25th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in June 1958. The legislature sat from October 23, 1958, to March 31, 1959.[1]

The Progressive Conservative Party led by Duff Roblin[1] formed a minority government.[2]

Douglas Lloyd Campbell of the Liberal-Progressive Party was Leader of the Opposition.[3]

Abram Harrison served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

In March 1959, Roblin decided to consider a defeat on a procedural motion as a vote of no confidence and called for a new election.[2]

There were two sessions of the 25th Legislature:[1]

Session Start End
1st October 23, 1958 November 7, 1958
2nd March 12, 1959 March 31, 1959

John Stewart McDiarmid was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.[4]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1958:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[5]
  John Cobb Arthur Progressive Conservative
     Donovan Swailes Assiniboia CCF
  Rodney Clement Birtle-Russell Liberal-Progressive
  Reginald Lissaman Brandon Progressive Conservative
     Edward Schreyer Brokenhead CCF
     John Hawryluk Burrows CCF
  Edmond Prefontaine Carillon Liberal-Progressive
  Edward Joseph Williams Churchill Progressive Conservative
  Marcel Boulic Cypress Progressive Conservative
  Stewart McLean Dauphin Progressive Conservative
  Walter McDonald Dufferin Liberal-Progressive
     Steve Peters Elmwood CCF
  John Tanchak Emerson Liberal-Progressive
  Michael Hryhorczuk Ethelbert Plains Liberal-Progressive
     Peter Wagner Fisher CCF
  Francis Jobin Flin Flon Liberal-Progressive
  Sterling Lyon Fort Garry Progressive Conservative
  Gurney Evans Fort Rouge Progressive Conservative
  George Johnson Gimli Progressive Conservative
  Nelson Shoemaker Gladstone Liberal-Progressive
  Barry Strickland Hamiota Progressive Conservative
     Morris Gray Inkster CCF
     Anthony J. Reid Kildonan CCF
  Arthur A. Trapp Lac du Bonnet Liberal-Progressive
  Douglas Lloyd Campbell Lakeside Liberal-Progressive
  Stan Roberts La Verendrye Liberal-Progressive
  Stephen Juba Logan Independent
  Charles Shuttleworth Minnedosa Liberal-Progressive
  Harold Shewman Morris Progressive Conservative
     Lloyd Stinson Osborne CCF
  Maurice Ridley Pembina Progressive Conservative
  Charles Greenlay Portage la Prairie Liberal-Progressive
     Russell Paulley Radisson CCF
  Wallace Miller Rhineland Liberal-Progressive
  William B. Scarth River Heights Progressive Conservative
  Keith Alexander Roblin Progressive Conservative
  Abram Harrison Rock Lake Progressive Conservative
  Robert Bend Rockwood—Iberville Liberal-Progressive
  Joseph Jeannotte Rupertsland Progressive Conservative
  Roger Teillet St. Boniface Liberal-Progressive
  Elman Guttormson St. George Liberal-Progressive
  Douglas Stanes St. James Progressive Conservative
     David Orlikow St. Johns CCF
  William G. Martin St. Matthews Progressive Conservative
  Fred Groves St. Vital Progressive Conservative
  Gildas Molgat Ste. Rose Liberal-Progressive
  Thomas P. Hillhouse Selkirk Liberal-Progressive
     Arthur E. Wright Seven Oaks CCF
  Malcolm Earl McKellar Souris-Lansdowne Progressive Conservative
  William Lucko Springfield Liberal-Progressive
  Albert H. C. Corbett Swan River Progressive Conservative
  John Carroll The Pas Progressive Conservative
  Errick Willis Turtle Mountain Progressive Conservative
  John Thompson Virden Progressive Conservative
  Richard Seaborn Wellington Progressive Conservative
  James Cowan Winnipeg Centre Progressive Conservative
  Dufferin Roblin Wolseley Progressive Conservative





  1. ^ a b c d e "Members of the Twenty-Fifth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1958-1959)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  2. ^ a b Ferguson, Barry; Wardhaugh, Robert (2010). Manitoba Premiers of the 19th and 20th Centuries. University of Regina Press. p. 244. ISBN 0889772169. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  4. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  5. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2013-02-05.