27th Manitoba Legislature

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The members of the 27th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in December 1962.[1] The legislature sat from February 28, 1963, to May 18, 1966.[2]

The Progressive Conservative Party led by Duff Roblin formed the government.[1]

Gildas Molgat of the Liberal Party was Leader of the Opposition.[3]

James Bilton served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were five sessions of the 27th Legislature:[2]

Session Start End
1st February 28, 1963 May 6, 1963
2nd February 6, 1964 April 16, 1964
3rd August 17, 1964 August 27, 1964
4th February 22, 1965 May 11, 1965
5th February 3, 1966 April 26, 1966

Errick Willis was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba until November 1, 1965, when Richard Spink Bowles became lieutenant governor.[4]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1962:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[5]
  J. Douglas Watt Arthur Progressive Conservative
  Stephen Patrick Assiniboia Liberal
  Robert Smellie Birtle-Russell Progressive Conservative
  Reginald Lissaman Brandon Progressive Conservative
  Edward Schreyer Brokenhead NDP
  Mark Smerchanski Burrows Liberal
  Leonard Barkman Carillon Liberal
  Gordon Beard Churchill[nb 1] Progressive Conservative
  Thelma Forbes Cypress Progressive Conservative
  Stewart McLean Dauphin Progressive Conservative
  William Homer Hamilton Dufferin Progressive Conservative
  Steve Peters Elmwood NDP
  John Tanchak Emerson Liberal
  Michael Hryhorczuk Ethelbert Plains Liberal
  Emil Moeller[nb 2] Fisher Progressive Conservative
  Charles Witney Flin Flon Progressive Conservative
  Sterling Lyon Fort Garry Progressive Conservative
  Gurney Evans Fort Rouge Progressive Conservative
  George Johnson Gimli Progressive Conservative
  Nelson Shoemaker Gladstone Liberal
  Barry Strickland Hamiota Progressive Conservative
  Morris Gray Inkster NDP
  James Mills Kildonan Progressive Conservative
  Oscar Bjornson Lac du Bonnet Progressive Conservative
  Douglas Lloyd Campbell Lakeside Liberal
  Albert Vielfaure La Verendrye Liberal
  Lemuel Harris Logan NDP
  Walter Weir Minnedosa Progressive Conservative
  Harold Shewman Morris Progressive Conservative
  Obie Baizley Osborne Progressive Conservative
  Carolyne Morrison Pembina Progressive Conservative
  Gordon Johnston Portage la Prairie Liberal
  Russell Paulley Radisson NDP
  Jacob Froese Rhineland Social Credit
  Maitland Steinkopf River Heights Progressive Conservative
  Keith Alexander Roblin Progressive Conservative
  Abram Harrison Rock Lake Progressive Conservative
  George Hutton Rockwood—Iberville Progressive Conservative
  Joseph Jeannotte Rupertsland[nb 1] Progressive Conservative
  Laurent Desjardins St. Boniface Liberal
  Elman Guttormson St. George Liberal
  Douglas Stanes St. James Progressive Conservative
  Saul Cherniack St. Johns NDP
  William G. Martin St. Matthews Progressive Conservative
  Fred Groves St. Vital Progressive Conservative
  Gildas Molgat Ste. Rose Liberal
  Thomas P. Hillhouse Selkirk Liberal
  Arthur E. Wright Seven Oaks NDP
  Malcolm Earl McKellar Souris-Lansdowne Progressive Conservative
  Fred Klym Springfield Progressive Conservative
  James Bilton Swan River Progressive Conservative
  John Carroll The Pas Progressive Conservative
  Peter J. McDonald Turtle Mountain Progressive Conservative
  Morris McGregor Virden Progressive Conservative
  Richard Seaborn Wellington Progressive Conservative
  James Cowan Winnipeg Centre Progressive Conservative
  Dufferin Roblin Wolseley Progressive Conservative

Notes:

  1. ^ a b Election held January 4, 1963
  2. ^ At first, Peter Wagner declared winner; result revised after a miscount was declared for one poll

By-elections[edit]

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

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
River Heights Maitland Steinkopf Progressive Conservative September 30, 1964 M Steinkopf resigned August 24, 1964[6] after his involvement in a government land purchase was called into question[7]

Notes:


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Members of the Twenty-Seventh Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1963-1966)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  2. ^ a b Normandin, Pierre G (1976). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  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 2013-10-24. 
  6. ^ "Biographies of Deceased Members". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. 
  7. ^ "Premier Blames Political Ploy For Steinkopf .Resignation". Star-Phoenix. Saskatoon. August 24, 1964. p. 8. Retrieved 2013-10-25.