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Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1947
District abolished 1966
First contested 1949
Last contested 1965

Compton—Frontenac was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1949 to 1968.


This riding was created in 1947 from parts of Compton, Mégantic—Frontenac and Stanstead ridings.

It consisted of:

  • the county of Compton and the towns of Cookshire, East Angus and Scotstown;
  • in the county of Sherbrooke, the municipality of Compton and the villages of Compton and Waterville;
  • in the county of Frontenac, the municipalities of Chesham, Ditchfield and Spaulding, Gayhurst, Gayhurst South-East, Marston South, St-Augustin-de-Woburn, Ste. Cécile-de-Whitton, St-Hubert-de-Spaulding, St. Léon-de-Marston, St. Sébastien, Winslow North, Winslow South, the village of St. Sébastien and the town of Mégantic; and
  • in the county of Stanstead, the municipality and the village of St. Herménégilde.

It was abolished in 1966 when it eas redistributed into Compton and Beauce ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Compton, Mégantic—Frontenac and Stanstead
21st  1949–1953     Joseph-Adéodat Blanchette Liberal
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     George Stearns Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Henry Latulippe Social Credit
26th  1963–1963
 1963–1965     Ralliement créditiste
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Compton and Beauce

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Adéodat Blanchette 10,764
Progressive Conservative Alden-Raymond Rousseau 5,327
Union des électeurs Rosaire Lafrenière 1,555
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Adéodat Blanchette 10,365
Progressive Conservative Philippe A., Brulotte 6,530
Co-operative Commonwealth J.E., Jamieson 261
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Adéodat Blanchette 9,328
Progressive Conservative George Mac Stearns 8,270
Co-operative Commonwealth Curtis Henry, Lowry 340
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative George Mac Stearns 9,383
Liberal J.-A. Blanchette 8,349
Co-operative Commonwealth Curtis Henry Lowry 331
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Henry Latulippe 8,184
Progressive Conservative Bill Clifford 4,657
Liberal Gérard Lacourciere 4,379
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Henry Latulippe 6,234
Liberal Cecil W. Dougherty 5,673
Progressive Conservative Estelle Gobeil 3,471
New Democratic Curtis Lowry 445
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Ralliement créditiste Henry Latulippe 7,240
Liberal Cecil Dougherty 4,464
Progressive Conservative Robert Fournier 2,128
New Democratic Curtis Lowry 1,196

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