Glengarry (electoral district)

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Glengarry was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917, and from 1925 to 1953. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867, and consisted of Glengarry county.

The electoral district was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Glengarry and Stormont riding.

It was recreated in 1924, consisting again of the county of Glengarry.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was merged into Glengarry—Prescott ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

  1. Donald Alexander Macdonald, Liberal (1867–1875)
  2. Archibald McNab, Liberal (1875–1878)
  3. John McLennan, Liberal-Conservative (1878–1882)
  4. Donald Macmaster, Conservative (1882–1887)
  5. Patrick Purcell, Liberal (1887–1891)
  6. Roderick R. McLennan, Conservative (1891–1900)
  7. Jacob T. Schell, Liberal (1900–1908)
  8. John Angus McMillan, Liberal (1908–1917)
  1. Archibald John Macdonald, Liberal (1925–1930)
  2. Angus McGillis, Conservative (1930–1935)
  3. John David MacRae, Liberal (1935–1940)
  4. William B. MacDiarmid, Liberal (1940–1945)
  5. William Lyon Mackenzie King, Liberal (1945–1949)
  6. William Major, Liberal (1949–1953)

Election results[edit]

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald acclaimed
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald 1,289
Unknown R.H. MacDonald 193

On Mr. Macdonald's appointment as Postmaster General for Canada, 7 November 1873:

By-election on 26 November 1873
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald acclaimed
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald 1,288
Unknown A.J. Grant 612

On Mr. Macdonald's appointment as Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, 18 May 1875:

By-election on 7 July 1875
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,227
Unknown Donald McMillan 945

As Mr. McNab was unseated, 27 June 1876:

By-election on 31 July 1876
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,203
Unknown John McLennan 1,032
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John McLennan 1,330
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,269
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Donald Macmaster 1,499
Unknown D.A. McDonald 1,276
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Patrick Purcell 2,020
Conservative Donald Macmaster 1,814
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Roderick R. McLennan 1,953
Liberal Jacob T. Schell 1,632

As Mr. McLennan was unseated, January 1892:

By-election on 14 January 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCLENNAN, Roderick R. acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCLENNAN, Roderick R. 2,486
Patrons of Industry WILSON, James Lockie 1,752
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal SCHELL, Jacob T. 2,392
Conservative MCLENNAN, Roderick R. 1,772
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal SCHELL, Jacob Thomas 2,349
Conservative MCDONALD, Donald Robt. 1,899
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCMILLAN, John Angus 2,279
Conservative MCGREGOR, John F. 1,958
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCMILLAN, John Angus 2,175
Conservative MCMARTIN, Duncan 1,949
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Archibald John 2,785
Conservative MCGILLIS, Angus 2,628
Progressive KENNEDY, John Wilfred 2,519
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Archibald John 4,382
Conservative MACCUAIG, Duncan D. 3,749
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCGILLIS, Angus 5,059
Liberal HUOT, Joseph A.C. 3,830
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACRAE, John David 4,548
Conservative MCGILLIS, Angus 3,202
Reconstruction MACDONELL, John Alexander 1,052
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDIARMID, William B. 4,578
National Government MACRAE, John W. 2,813
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDIARMID, William B. 4,934
Progressive Conservative DEVAUX, Lionel 2,881
Co-operative Commonwealth DEWAR, John A. 411

On Mr. MacDiarmid's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 22 June 1945:

By-election on 6 August 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal KING, Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie 4,551
Independent Liberal MONAHAN, Richard 325
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MAJOR, William J. 4,809
Progressive Conservative MACLEOD, John D. 3,559
Social Credit FITZGERALD, John Joseph 300

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Prince Albert
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1945-1948
Succeeded by
Quebec East