Greenwood (electoral district)

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This article is about the defunct federal electoral district. For the defunct British Columbia provincial electoral district, see Greenwood (provincial electoral district). For the defunct Ontario provincial riding, see Greenwood (Ontario electoral district).
Greenwood
Ontario electoral district
Greenwood - 1933.PNG
The boundaries of Greenwood from 1933 to 1947
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1933
District abolished 1979
First contested 1935
Last contested 1974
Demographics
Population (1941)Census of Canada 58,346
Electors (1945) 41,680
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto

Greenwood was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1979. It was located in east end of the city of Toronto in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1933 from parts of Toronto East and Toronto—Scarborough ridings.

It initially was bounded on the south by Lake Ontario, on the east by Woodbine Avenue, on the north by the city limits, and on the west by the eastern boundary of Broadview riding.

In 1947, the western limit was redefined to be (from north to south) from the city limit south along Langford Avenue, east along Danforth Avenue, south along Jones Avenue, east along Queen Street East, south along Rushbrook Avenue, east along Eastern Avenue, and south along Leslie Street to Lake Ontario.

In 1966, it was redefined to be bounded on the east by the east limit of the City of Toronto and Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by a line drawn west along Danforth Avenue, north along Woodbine Avenue, west along Milverton Boulevard, on the west by Greenwood Avenue, and including the area south of Queen Street East between Greenwood and Leslie Street.

The electoral district was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Beaches and York East ridings.

Election results[edit]

1933 Boundaries[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MASSEY, Denton 11,183
Liberal BRAY, Ernest 6,969
Co-operative Commonwealth LEAVENS, Bertram Elijah 4,813
Reconstruction HOUGHAM, George Springfield 4,720
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
National Government MASSEY, Denton 14,710
Liberal REILLY, Thomas 7,397
Co-operative Commonwealth LEAVENS, Bertram E. 3,430
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MASSEY, Denton 13,475
Liberal KELZ, Charles Joseph 7,143
Co-operative Commonwealth HOTRUM, Harvey Angus 6,495
Labor–Progressive DAVIS, James 468

1947 Boundaries[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCMILLIN, J. Ernest 10,454
Liberal RYAN, Perry 10,291
Co-operative Commonwealth HOTRUM, Harvey 8,777

On Mr. McMillin's death before taking his seat, 20 August 1949:

By-election on 24 October 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MACDONNELL, James MacKerras 9,399
Liberal RYAN, Perry 7,230
Co-operative Commonwealth HOTRUM, Harvey Angus 6,580
Labor–Progressive WATSON, Louise 189
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MACDONNELL, James MacKerras 9,702
Liberal SOMERS, Inez 6,404
Co-operative Commonwealth PUNSHON, Maurice Charles 5,334
Labor–Progressive SMITH, Stewart 610
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MACDONNELL, James MacKerras 12,422
Co-operative Commonwealth PUMSHON, Maurice C. 6,035
Liberal SOMERS, Inez 4,803
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MACDONNELL, James MacKerras 16,284
Co-operative Commonwealth PUNSHON, Maurice Charles 5,626
Liberal SOMERS, Inez 4,320
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic BREWIN, Andrew 9,238
Progressive Conservative MACDONNELL, James M. 8,694
Liberal REILLY, Thomas Edgar 6,338
Social Credit MCLENON, George B. 233
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic BREWIN, Andrew 9,421
Progressive Conservative HILTON, John 7,221
Liberal REILLY, T. Edgar 7,207
Social Credit LONSDALE, Peter 224
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic BREWIN, Andrew 10,590
Liberal O'CONNELL, Martin P. 5,952
Progressive Conservative BEACH, Mike 5,573

1966 Boundaries[edit]

The boundaries of Greenwood from 1966 to 1976
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic BREWIN, Andrew 12,117
Liberal JAMES, Walter 11,755
Progressive Conservative STEWART, Gordon 8,268
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic BREWIN, Andrew F. 14,261
Progressive Conservative TAYLOR, William E. 11,190
Liberal GLASS, Larry 7,722
Social Credit LESLIE, George Alexander 117
Not affiliated BLASHILL, Carl 79
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic BREWIN, Andrew 11,038
Liberal JAMES, Joe 10,922
Progressive Conservative BARK, Chad 9,589
Independent LAUDER, Alex 91
Social Credit LESLIE, Geo A. 76
Marxist–Leninist MCKIBBIN, Jim R. 64
Not affiliated SMILEY, Bret 4

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