Algoma (provincial electoral district)

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Algoma
Ontario electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
District created 1867
District abolished 1996[note 1]
First contested 1867
Last contested 1995

Algoma was a provincial electoral district in northern Ontario, Canada that elected one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. It existed from 1867 to 1884, 1902 to 1934 and from 1967 to 1999. In 1999, the riding was abolished into Algoma—Manitoulin.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Algoma
Assembly Years Member Party
1st  1867–1871     Frederick William Cumberland Conservative
2nd  1871–1874
3rd  1875–1878     Simon James Dawson Liberal
 1878–1879 Robert Adam Lyon
4th  1879–1883
5th  1883–1885[note 2]
Split into Algoma East and Algoma West in 1885
10th  1902–1904     William Ross Smyth Conservative
11th  1905–1908
12th  1908–1911 Albert Grigg
13th  1911–1914
14th  1914–1919 John Morrow Robb
15th  1919–1923     Kenneth Spencer Stover Liberal
16th  1923–1926 Arthur Gladstone Wallis
17th  1926–1929     John Morrow Robb Conservative
18th  1929–1934
Merged into Algoma—Manitoulin before the 1934 election
28th  1967–1971     Bernt Gilbertson Progressive Conservative
29th  1971–1975
30th  1975–1977     Bud Wildman New Democratic
31st  1977–1981
32nd  1981–1985
33rd  1985–1987
34th  1987–1990
35th  1990–1995
36th  1995–1999
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[1]
Merged into Algoma—Manitoulin (provincial electoral district) before the 1999 election

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Riding was abolished between 1883 and 1902 and again from 1934 to 1967.
  2. ^ Riding was split in two part way through the 5th assembly.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For Frederick William Cumberland's Legislative Assembly information see "Frederick William Cumberland, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Simon James Dawson's Legislative Assembly information see "Simon James Dawson, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Robert Adam Lyon's Legislative Assembly information see "Robert Adam Lyon, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For William Ross Smyth's Legislative Assembly information see "William Ross Smyth, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Albert Grigg's Legislative Assembly information see "Albert Grigg, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For John Morrow Robb's Legislative Assembly information see "John Morrow Robb, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Bernt Gilbertson's Legislative Assembly information see "Bernt Gilbertson, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Bud Wildman's Legislative Assembly information see "Bud Wildman, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017.