37th New Brunswick Legislature

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The 37th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly represented New Brunswick between February 12, 1931 and May 22, 1935.

Hugh Havelock McLean served as Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.

Frederick C. Squires was chosen as speaker.

The Conservative Party led by John Babington Macaulay Baxter formed the government. Baxter was replaced by Charles Dow Richards in 1931. Leonard P. Tilley became leader in 1933 after Richards left politics.

List of Members[edit]

Electoral District Name Party
Saint John County H. Colby Smith Conservative
John M. Baxter[1]
Robert McAllister (1931)
York James M. Scott Conservative
B. H. Dougan Conservative
Marcus Lorne Jewett Conservative
Charles D. Richards[1] Conservative
Westmorland Antoine J. Léger Conservative
Medley G. Siddall Conservative
Herbert M. Wood Conservative
Merville A. Oulton[2]
Lewis Smith (1930)
Kings Alfred J. Brooks Conservative
J. William Smith Conservative
J.H.A.L. Fairweather Conservative
Queens W. Benton Evans Conservative
Arthur Moore Conservative
Charlotte Henry I. Taylor Conservative
Scott D. Guptill Conservative
George H. I. Cockburn Conservative
Harry Marshall Groom Conservative
Northumberland F. M. Tweedie Liberal
William S. Anderson Liberal
Hidulphe A. Savoie Liberal
Richard J. Gill Liberal
Sunbury Alton D. Taylor Conservative
Ewart C. Atkinson Conservative
Kent A. Allison Dysart Liberal
Auguste J. Bordage Liberal
François G. Richard Liberal
Gloucester Clovis T. Richard Liberal
J. André Doucet Liberal
Seraphin R. Léger Liberal
John B. Lordon [3]
Wesley H. Coffyn (1931)
Carleton Fred C. Squires Conservative
Edwin W. Melville Conservative
Gladstone W. Perry Conservative
Restigouche David A. Stewart Conservative
Henry Diotte Conservative
Albert Fred Colpitts Liberal
H. O. Downey Liberal
Victoria John W. Niles Liberal
Frederick W. Pirie Liberal
Madawaska Lorne J. Violette Liberal
Joseph E. Michaud[4]
Saint John City Leonard P. Tilley Conservative
W. Henry Harrison Conservative
Miles E. Agar Conservative
Walter W. White Conservative
Moncton E. Albert Reilly Conservative


  1. ^ a b resigned to accept appointment as judge
  2. ^ resigned
  3. ^ died in 1931
  4. ^ elected to federal seat
Preceded by
36th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly
Legislative Assemblies of New Brunswick
Succeeded by
38th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1934, AL Normandin