List of Social Credit/Créditistes MPs

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This article lists Wikipedia articles about members of the Social Credit Party of Canada in the Canadian House of Commons

1935 17 MPs elected (15 Alberta, 2 Saskatchewan)

1938 by-election switch

1940 election 11 MPs elected (17-8+2)

In the 1940 federal election many Social Credit Party MPs ran for re-election under the New Democracy party led by former Conservative William Duncan Herridge as part of a joint effort. All 3 New Democracy candidate elected were Social Credit incumbents, Social Credit leader John Horne Blackmore and MPs Walter Frederick Kuhl and Robert Fair. The three continued to sit with the Social Credit Party following the election.

1945 election 13 MPs elected

1946 by-election +1

  • Réal Caouette - Pontiac, Quebec, elected by1946, def 1949 in Villeneuve as Union of Electors, ret. 1962-1963-1965 Témiscamingue 1968-1972-1974 (died 1976)

1949 election 10 MPs elected

1953 election 16 MPs elected

1957 election 19 MPs elected

1958 election 19-19=0

1962 election 30 MPs (26 Quebec, 2 Alberta, 2 British Columbia)

  • Jean Robert Beaulé - Quebec East, elected 1962-1963 def 1965 as RC
  • Louis-Philippe-Antoine Bélanger - Charlevoix, Quebec, elected 1962-1963
  • André Bernier - Richmond—Wolfe, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Pierre-André Boutin - Dorchester, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as RC
  • Gérard Chapdelaine - Sherbrooke, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as Independent
  • Jean-Paul Cook - Montmagny—l'Islet, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Maurice Côté - Chicoutimi, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as Independent
  • Charles-Eugène Dionne - Kamouraska, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, re-elected as RC 1965-1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974, def 1979
  • Bernard Dumont - Bellechasse, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963, ret. 1968, def 1974
  • Jean-Louis Frenette - Portneuf, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as Independent
  • Philippe Gagnon - Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Charles-Arthur Gauthier - Roberval, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, re-elected as RC 1965-1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974-1979, def 1980
  • Gilles Grégoire - Lapointe, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, re-elected as RC 1965
  • Gérard Lamy - Saint-Maurice—Laflèche, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Raymond Langlois - Mégantic, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, re-elected as RC 1965, def 1968
  • Gérard Laprise - Chapleau, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, re-elected as RC 1965 in Abitibi re-elected 1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974
  • Henry P. Latulippe - Compton—Frontenac, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, re-elected as RC 1965-1968, re-elected as SC 1972, def 1974
  • Marcel Lessard - Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def as Independent 1965, ret as Liberal 1968-1972-1974-1979
  • Lauréat Maltais - Saguenay, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Guy Marcoux - Québec—Montmorency, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as Independent
  • David Ouellet - Drummond—Arthabaska, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Gérard Perron - Beauce, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as RC
  • Lucien Plourde - Quebec West, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as RC
  • Gilbert F. Rondeau -Shefford, Quebec, elected 1962-1963, def 1965 as RC, ret 1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974, def as Independent 1979
  • J.-Aurélien Roy - Lévis, Quebec, elected 1962, def 1963
  • Robert N. Thompson - Red Deer, Alberta, party leader (1961–1967), elected 1962-1963-1965, re-elected 1968 as Prog. Con., def 1972 in Surrey—White Rock, British Columbia

1963 election 24 MPs.

Shortly after this election the party split into two camps, the Quebec based Ralliement Créditiste led by Réal Caouette and consisting of 16 of the 19 Quebec Social Credit MPs and the Alberta based Social Credit led by Robert N. Thompson. See Social Credit Party of Canada split, 1963

  • Gérard Girouard - Labelle, Quebec, elected 1963, def 1965 in Hull as Prog. Con.
  • Gérard Ouellet - Rimouski, Quebec, elected 1963, def 1965 as Prog. Con.

1965 election Party split 9 Ralliement Créditiste (Quebec); 5 Social Credit (2 Alberta, 3 British Columbia)

  • Howard Earl Johnston (SC) - Okanagan—Revelstoke, British Columbia, 1965, def 1968, ret 1974 as Prog. Con.
  • Roland Godin (R. Cr.) - Portneuf, Quebec, 1965–1968, re-elected 1972 as SC, def 1974
  • Joseph Alcide Simard (R. Cr.) - Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, elected 1965, def 1968

1968 election 14 Ralliement Créditiste; 0 Social Credit

  • Léonel Beaudoin - Richmond, Quebec, elected 1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974
  • André-Gilles Fortin - Lotbinière, Quebec, party leader (1976–1977), elected 1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974 (died 1977)
  • Joseph Adrien Henri Lambert - Bellechasse, Quebec, elected 1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974-1979, def 1980
  • René Matte - Champlain, Quebec, elected 1968, re-elected as SC 1972-1974, def as Independent 1979
  • Romuald Rodrigue - Beauce, Quebec, elected 1968, def as SC 1972
  • Oza Tétrault - Villeneuve, Quebec, elected 1968, re-elected as SC 1972

1972 election 15 (party reunited but all MPs elected are from Quebec)

  • Eudore Allard - Rimouski, Quebec, elected 1972-1974-1979, def 1980
  • Jean-Marie Boisvert- Drummond, Quebec, elected 1972, def 1974
  • Gilles Caouette - Charlevoix, Quebec, elected 1972, def 1974, ret from Témiscamingue in 1977by, def 1979

1974 election 13 (Quebec only)

1978 by-election

  • Richard Janelle - Lotbinière, Quebec, elected 1978-1979 def as Progressive Conservative 1980

1979 election 6 (Quebec only)

  • Fabien Roy - Beauce, Quebec, party leader (1979–1980), elected 1979, def 1980

1980 election 0

No Social Credit MPs were elected in 1980 or subsequently.

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