34th New Brunswick Legislature

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The 34th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly represented New Brunswick between May 10, 1917, and September 16, 1920.

Gilbert Ganong served as Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick in 1917. He was succeeded by William Pugsley in November of that year.

William Currie was chosen as speaker in 1917. J.E. Hetherington became speaker after Currie resigned in 1919.

The Liberal Party led by Walter Edward Foster defeated the ruling Conservative party to form the government.

List of Members[edit]

Electoral District Name Party
Saint John County John M. Baxter Conservative
Thomas R. Carson Conservative
York James K. Pinder Conservative
John A. Young Conservative
William C. Crocket Conservative
Samuel L.B. Hunter Liberal
Westmorland Ernest A. Smith Liberal
Francis J. Sweeney Liberal
Clement M. Leger Liberal
Fred Magee Liberal
Kings James A. Murray Conservative
George B. Jones Conservative
Hedley V. Dickson Conservative
Queens George Herbert King Liberal
Judson E. Hetherington Liberal
Charlotte Henry I. Taylor Conservative
R. Watson Grimmer Conservative
Scott D. Guptill Conservative
Harry D. Smith Conservative
Northumberland John P. Burchill Liberal
Robert Murray Liberal
David V. Allain Liberal
Francis C. McGrath Liberal
Sunbury David W. Mersereau Liberal
Robert B. Smith Liberal
Kent Philias J. Melanson Liberal
Auguste J. Bordage Liberal
A. Allison Dysart Liberal
Gloucester Peter J. Veniot Liberal
James P. Byrne Liberal
Seraphine R. Léger Liberal
Jean G. Robichaud Liberal
Carleton Benjamin F. Smith Conservative
William S. Sutton Conservative
George L. White [1] Conservative
Restigouche Arthur T. Leblanc Liberal
William Currie Liberal
Albert Lewis Smith Conservative
John L. Peck Conservative
Victoria John F. Tweeddale Liberal
James Burgess[2]
Walter Edward Foster (1917)
Madawaska Louis-Auguste Dugal Liberal
Joseph E. Michaud Liberal
Saint John City John R. Campbell Conservative
Leonard P. Tilley Conservative
Frank L. Potts Conservative
William Francis Roberts Liberal
Moncton C.W. Robinson Liberal


  1. ^ died
  2. ^ resigned
Preceded by
33rd New Brunswick Legislative Assembly
Legislative Assemblies of New Brunswick
Succeeded by
35th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1920, EJ Chambers