7th Parliament of Ontario

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The 7th Legislative Assembly of Ontario was in session from June 5, 1890, until May 29, 1894, just prior to the 1894 general election. The majority party was the Ontario Liberal Party led by Oliver Mowat.

Thomas Ballantyne served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

Riding Member Party
Addington James Reid Conservative
Algoma East Alexander Franklin Campbell Conservative
Algoma West James Conmee Liberal
Brant William Bruce Wood Liberal
Brant South Arthur Sturgis Hardy Liberal
Brockville Christopher Finlay Fraser Conservative
Bruce Centre Walter MacMorris Dack Liberal
Bruce North John George [nb 1] Conservative
David Porter (1891) [nb 2] Liberal
Daniel McNaughton (1893) Liberal
Bruce South Hamilton Parke O'Connor Liberal
Cardwell William Henry Hammell Conservative
Carleton George William Monk Conservative
Dufferin John Barr Conservative Equal Rights
Dundas James Pliny Whitney Conservative
Durham East George Campbell Conservative Equal Rights
Durham West William Thomas Lockhart Liberal
Elgin East Henry Thomas Godwin Conservative
Elgin West Dugald McColl Conservative
Essex North Solomon White Conservative
Essex South William Douglas Balfour Liberal
Frontenac Hugh Smith Conservative
Glengarry James Rayside Liberal
Grenville Orlando Bush Conservative
Grey Centre Joseph Rorke Conservative
Grey North James Cleland Liberal
Grey South James Hill Hunter [nb 3] Liberal
Gilbert McKechnie (1891) Liberal
Haldimand Jacob Baxter Liberal
Halton William Kerns Conservative
Hamilton John Morison Gibson Liberal
Hastings East William Parker Hudson Conservative
Hastings North Alpheus Field Wood Conservative
Hastings West William Hodgins Biggar Liberal
Huron East Thomas Gibson Liberal
Huron South Archibald Bishop Liberal
Huron West James Thompson Garrow Liberal
Kent East Robert Ferguson Liberal
Kent West James Clancy Conservative
Kingston James Henry Metcalfe [nb 4] Conservative
William Harty (1892) Liberal
Lambton East Hugh McKenzie [nb 2] Liberal
Peter Duncan McCallum (1893) Independent Conservative
Lambton West Charles MacKenzie Liberal
Lanark North William Clyde Caldwell Liberal
Lanark South Nathaniel McLenaghan Conservative
James Maitland Clarke (1894) Liberal
Leeds Robert Henry Preston Conservative
Lennox Walter William Meacham Conservative
Lincoln James Hiscott Conservative
London William Ralph Meredith Conservative
Middlesex East Richard Tooley Conservative
Middlesex North John Waters Liberal
Middlesex West George William Ross Liberal
Monck Richard Harcourt Liberal
Muskoka George Frederick Marter Conservative
Nipissing John Loughrin Liberal
Norfolk North John Bailey Freeman [nb 5] Liberal
Edwin Clarendon Carpenter (1891) Liberal
Norfolk South William Andrew Charlton Liberal
Northumberland East William Arnson Willoughby Conservative
Northumberland West Corelli Collard Field Liberal
Ontario North James Glendinning Conservative
Ontario South John Dryden Liberal
Ottawa Erskine Henry Bronson Liberal
Oxford North Oliver Mowat Liberal
Oxford South Angus McKay Liberal
Parry Sound James Sharpe Liberal
Peel Kenneth Chisholm [nb 6] Liberal
John Smith (1893) Liberal
Perth North Alfred Emanuel Ahrens [nb 1] Liberal
Thomas Magwood (1891) Conservative
Perth South Thomas Ballantyne Liberal
Peterborough East Thomas Blezard Liberal
Peterborough West James Robert Stratton Liberal
Prescott Francis Eugene Alfred Evanturel Liberal
Prince Edward John Allison Sprague Liberal
Renfrew North Arunah Dunlop Conservative
Henry Barr (1892) Liberal
Renfrew South John Francis Dowling Liberal
Russell Alexander Robillard Liberal
Simcoe Centre Robert Paton Liberal
Simcoe East Andrew Miscampbell Conservative
Simcoe West Thomas Wylie Conservative
Stormont William Mack Liberal
Toronto[nb 7] Edward Frederick Clarke Conservative
Toronto Henry Edward Clarke [nb 8] Conservative
Nelson Gordon Bigelow [nb 8](1892) Liberal
George Ryerson (1893) Conservative
Toronto Joseph Tait Liberal
Victoria East John Fell Conservative
Victoria West John McKay Liberal-Equal Rights
Waterloo North Elias Weber Bingeman Snider Liberal
Waterloo South John Douglas Moore Liberal
Welland William McCleary Conservative
Wellington East Charles Clarke [nb 9] Liberal
James Kirkwood (1891) Liberal
Wellington South Donald Guthrie Liberal
Wellington West Absalom Shade Allan Liberal
Wentworth North James McMahon Liberal
Wentworth South Nicholas Awrey Liberal
York East George Byron Smith Liberal
York North Elihu James Davis Liberal
York West John Taylor Gilmour Liberal


  1. ^ a b unseated after an appeal
  2. ^ a b died in 1893
  3. ^ died in 1891
  4. ^ elected to federal seat
  5. ^ died in 1890
  6. ^ resigned after being appointed registrar
  7. ^ Toronto had 3 seats
  8. ^ a b died in 1892
  9. ^ appointed clerk for the legislature


  1. ^ "Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario". Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Archived from the original on 2014-08-01. Retrieved 2014-08-29.