Isaac McCune

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Isaac Melville McCune
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
August 22, 1935 – March 21, 1940
Preceded by John Buckley
Succeeded by Donald McKinnon
Constituency Gleichen
Personal details
Born August 27, 1884
McCune, Kansas[1]
Died October 15, 1959(1959-10-15) (aged 75)
Calgary, Alberta[2]
Political party Social Credit
Occupation politician

Isaac Melville McCune (August 27, 1884 – October 15, 1959) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1935 to 1940 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.

Political career[edit]

McCune ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as a Social Credit candidate in the electoral district of Gleichen in the 1935 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent John Buckley and two other candidates by a wide margin to pick up the seat for his party.[3]

McCune ran for a second term in the 1940 Alberta general election. He was handily defeated by independent candidate Donald McKinnon finishing in second place out of three candidates.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Normandin, P.G.; Normandin, A.L. (1938). Guide Parlementaire Canadien. P. G. Normandin. ISSN 0315-6168. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "OBITUARIES". The Calgary Albertan. October 15, 1959. p. 26.
  3. ^ "Gleichen Official Results 1935 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
  4. ^ "Gleichen Official Results 1940 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.

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