List of Saskatchewan senators

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This is a list of past and present Canadian senators from the province of Saskatchewan.

Current senators[edit]

Name Party Division1 Date appointed Appointed by2 Mandatory retirement
  Raynell Andreychuk Conservative Saskatchewan March 11, 1993 Mulroney August 14, 2019
  Denise Batters Conservative Saskatchewan January 25, 2013 Harper June 18, 2045
  Lillian Dyck Liberal3 Saskatchewan March 24, 2005 Martin August 8, 2020
  David Tkachuk Conservative Saskatchewan June 8, 1993 Mulroney February 18, 2020
  Pamela Wallin Non-affiliated (ISG) Saskatchewan January 2, 2009 Harper April 10, 2028

Notes:

1 Senators are appointed to represent Saskatchewan. Each senator may choose to designate a geographic area within Saskatchewan as his or her division.
2 Senators are appointed by the Governor-General of Canada on the recommendation of the prime minister.
3 Lillian Dyck was designated as an "Independent NDP" senator, ideologically affiliated with but not officially part of the New Democratic Party caucus, from the time of her appointment until January 15, 2009, when she joined the Liberal caucus.

Historical senators[edit]

Name Party Division1 Date appointed Appointed by2 End of Term
  Hazen Argue Liberal Regina February 24, 1966 Pearson October 2, 2002
  Walter Aseltine Progressive Conservative Rosetown December 30, 1933 Bennett March 31, 1971
  James Balfour Progressive Conservative Regina September 13, 1979 Clark December 12, 1999
  Staff Barootes Progressive Conservative Regina-Qu'Appelle December 21, 1984 Mulroney May 25, 1993
  Eric Berntson3 Progressive Conservative Saskatchewan September 27, 1990 Mulroney February 27, 2001
  William Albert Boucher Liberal Prince Albert January 3, 1957 St. Laurent June 23, 1976
  Sidney Buckwold Liberal Saskatoon November 4, 1971 Trudeau, P. E. November 3, 1991
  James Calder Conservative Moose Jaw September 22, 1921 Meighen July 20, 1956
  Thomas Davis Liberal Prince Albert4 September 30, 1904 Laurier January 23, 1917
  James Moffat Douglas Independent Liberal Tantallon March 8, 1906 Laurier August 19, 1920
  Archibald Beaton Gillis Conservative Saskatchewan October 17, 1921 Meighen January 18, 1940
  Leonard Gustafson Conservative Saskatchewan May 26, 1993 Mulroney November 10, 2008
  John Hnatyshyn Progressive Conservative Saskatoon January 15, 1959 Diefenbaker May 2, 1967
  Ralph Horner Progressive Conservative Saskatchewan North December 30, 1933 Bennett December 14, 1964
  John Frederick Johnston Liberal Central Saskatchewan October 5, 1943 King May 9, 1948
  Henry Laird Conservative Regina January 31, 1917 Borden September 30, 1940
  Arthur Marcotte Conservative Ponteix July 6, 1931 Bennett August 18, 1958
  Alexander Hamilton McDonald Liberal Moosimin August 13, 1965 Pearson March 31, 1980
  Pana Merchant Liberal Saskatchewan December 12, 2002 Chrétien March 31, 2017
  Arthur Maurice Pearson Progressive Conservative Lumsden October 12, 1957 Diefenbaker March 31, 1971
  William Dell Perley Conservative Wolseley4 August 3, 1888 Macdonald July 15, 1909
  Robert Peterson Liberal Saskatchewan March 24, 2005 Martin October 19, 2012
  Joseph Benjamin Prince Liberal Saskatchewan July 29, 1909 Laurier October 26, 1920
  James Hamilton Ross Liberal Regina4 September 30, 1904 Laurier December 14, 1932
  Herbert O. Sparrow Liberal Saskatchewan February 9, 1968 Pearson January 4, 2005
  David Steuart Liberal Prince Albert-Duck Lake December 9, 1976 Trudeau, P. E. January 26, 1991
  John Stevenson Liberal Prince Albert January 29, 1940 King September 21, 1956
  John Gillanders Turriff Liberal Assiniboia September 23, 1918 Borden November 10, 1930
  Jack Wiebe Liberal Saskatchewan April 7, 2000 Chrétien January 31, 2004
  Wellington Willoughby Conservative Moose Jaw October 23, 1917 Borden August 1, 1932
  Thomas Harold Wood Liberal Regina January 25, 1949 St. Laurent November 26, 1965

Notes:

1 Senators are appointed to represent Saskatchewan. Each senator may choose to designate a geographic area within Saskatchewan as his or her division.
2 Senators are appointed by the Governor-General of Canada on the recommendation of the prime minister.
3 Two senators were appointed under a rarely used regional expansion clause by Brian Mulroney that increased the Senate seats from 104 to 112 on September 27, 1990. For the Western provinces, one designated a division in Saskatchewan and the other in Manitoba. The expansion includes two seats each for the Western provinces, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes.
4 These three senators held their respective territorial designations from there appointment until August 31, 1905, as senators from the Northwest Territories. From September 1, they held those designations as senators from the newly established Saskatchewan.

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