4th Alberta Legislature

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The 4th Alberta Legislative Assembly lasted from 1917 to 1921. The governing Liberal party would change Cabinets, and see its popular support decline. This would be the Last Assembly in which the Liberal party would hold a majority of seats in the Assembly.

Members of the 4th Legislative Assembly[edit]

Sifton Cabinet[edit]

Stewart Cabinet[edit]


District Member Party
  Acadia John McColl Liberal
  Beaver River Wilfrid Gariépy Liberal
  Bow Valley Charles R. Mitchell Liberal
  North Calgary William McCartney Davidson Liberal
  Camrose George P. Smith Liberal
  Cardston Martin Woolf Liberal
  Clearwater Joseph State Liberal
  Cochrane Charles W. Fisher Liberal
  Didsbury Henry B. Atkins Liberal
  Edson Charles Wilson Cross Liberal
  Grouard Jean Côté Liberal
  Hand Hills Robert Eaton Liberal
  Innisfail Daniel Morkeberg Liberal
  Leduc Stanley Tobin Liberal
  Little Bow James McNaughton Liberal
  Macleod George Skelding Liberal
  Olds Duncan Marshall Liberal
  Peace River William Archibald Rae Liberal
  Pembina Gordon MacDonald Liberal
  Redcliff Charles Pingle Liberal
  Ribstone James Gray Turgeon Liberal
  Sedgewick Charles Stewart Liberal
  St. Albert Lucien Boudreau Liberal
  Stettler Edward Prudden Liberal
  St. Paul Prosper-Edmond Lessard Liberal
  Sturgeon John Boyle Liberal
  Taber Archibald J. McLean Liberal
  Vegreville Joseph McCallum Liberal
  Vermilion Arthur Lewis Sifton Liberal
  Victoria Francis A. Walker Liberal
  Warner Frank Leffingwell Liberal
  Wetaskiwin Hugh John Montgomery Liberal
  Whitford Andrew Shandro Liberal

Official Opposition[edit]

  District Member Party
     Alexandra James Lowery Conservative
     South Calgary Thomas Blow Conservative
     Coronation William Wilson Conservative
     Edmonton East James Ramsey Conservative
     Edmonton West Albert Ewing Conservative
     Edmonton South Herbert Crawford Conservative
     Gleichen Fred Davis Conservative
     High River George Douglas Stanley Conservative
     Lac Ste. Anne George Barker Conservative
     Lacombe Andrew Gilmour Conservative
     Lethbridge City John Stewart Conservative
     Medicine Hat Nelson Spencer Conservative
     Okotoks George Hoadley Conservative
     Pincher Creek John Kemmis Conservative
     Ponoka Charles Cunningham Conservative
     Red Deer Edward Michener Conservative
     Rocky Mountain Robert Campbell Conservative
     Stony Plain Frederick Lundy Conservative
     Wainwright George LeRoy Hudson Conservative


  District Member Party
     Centre Calgary Alex Ross Labor Representation
     Claresholm Louise McKinney Non-Partisan
     Nanton James Weir Non-Partisan
     Province at Large Robert Pearson Canadian Armed Forces
     Roberta MacAdams Canadian Armed Forces
  • Members of the Alberta Non-Partisan League, became members of the United Farmers of Alberta on July 15, 1919.

Standings changes in the 4th general election[edit]

Membership changes in the 4th Assembly
Date Member Name District Party Reason
  November 9, 1917 George Smith Camrose Liberal Resigned to run in a ministerial by-election
  November 19, 1917 Arthur Ebbett Vermilion Liberal Elected in a by-election
  September 27, 1918 Alexander MacKay Athabasca Liberal Resigned to run in a ministerial by-election
  October 21, 1918 Jean Côté Grouard Liberal Resigned to run in a ministerial by-election
  October 28, 1918 John Gaetz Red Deer Liberal Elected in a by-election
     March 29, 1919 Alex Ross Centre Calgary Dominion Labor Formed the Dominion Labor caucus
  May 5, 1919 Charles Fisher Cochrane Liberal Died
  November 3, 1919 Alexander Moore Cochrane United Farmers Elected in a by-election
  November 3, 1919 George Mills Athabasca Liberal Elected in a by-election


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