45th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

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The 45th General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between February 24, 1954 and September 10, 1956.

Division of seats[edit]

There were 37 members of the General Assembly, elected in the 1953 Nova Scotia general election.

Leader Party # of Seats
  Angus L. Macdonald Liberal 22
  Robert L. Stanfield Progressive Conservative 13
     Russell Cunningham CCF 2
Total 37

List of members[edit]

Riding Name Position
  Annapolis County Henry Davies Hicks Minister of Education
Premier (1954)
  Antigonish Colin H. Chisholm
  Cape Breton South John Smith MacIvor speaker
     Cape Breton Centre Michael MacDonald
  Cape Breton North Alexander O'Handley
     Cape Breton East Russell Cunningham
  Cape Breton West Malcolm A. Patterson Attorney general
  Clare Pierre E. Belliveau
  Colchester Robert L. Stanfield
  G. I. Smith
  Cumberland East James A. Langille
  Cumberland West Allison T. Smith
  Cumberland Centre Stephen T. Pyke
  Digby Victor George Cardoza
  Guysborough Arthur Whittier MacKenzie
  Halifax South Angus L. MacDonald Premier
  Halifax Centre James Edward Rutledge
  Halifax North Harold Connolly Minister of Public Health
acting Premier (1954)
  Halifax East Geoffrey W. Stevens
  Halifax West Ronald Manning Fielding
  Hants East Alfred E. Reid
  Hants West George H. Wilson
  Inverness Alexander H. McKinnon
  Roderick MacLean
  Kings Edward Haliburton
  George Arthur Boggs
  Lunenburg Harley J. Spence
  R. Clifford Levy
  Pictou East John W. MacDonald
  Pictou West Stewart W. Proudfoot
  Pictou Centre Alfred B. DeWolfe
  Queens W. S. Kennedy Jones
  Richmond Earl Wallace Urquhart
  Shelburne Wilfred Tennyson Dauphinee
  Victoria Carleton L. MacMillan
  Yarmouth William H. Brown
  Raymond Z. Bourque

Former members of the 45th General Assembly[edit]

Name Party Electoral District Cause of departure Succeeded by Elected
  Angus L. MacDonald Liberal Halifax South died Richard A.Donahoe, PC November 14, 1954
  Alexander H. McKinnon Liberal Inverness named judge Joseph Clyde Nunn, Liberal November 14, 1954
Preceded by
44th General Assembly of Nova Scotia
General Assemblies of Nova Scotia
Succeeded by
46th General Assembly of Nova Scotia