Northumberland (provincial electoral district)

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Northumberland
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1785
District abolished 1973
First contested 1785
Last contested 1970

Northumberland was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, Canada. It used a bloc voting system to elect candidates. It was abolished with the 1973 electoral redistribution, when the province moved to single-member ridings.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Legislature Years Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party
1st 1786 – 1792     Elias Hardy Ind.     William Davidson Ind.
2nd 1793 – 1795     Ward Chipman Ind.     John Black Ind.
3rd 1795 – 1802     James Fraser Ind.     Samuel Lee Ind.
4th 1802 – 1809     Alexander Taylor Ind.
5th 1809 – 1816
6th 1817 – 1819     Richard Simonds Ind.
7th 1820     Joseph Saunders Ind.
8th 1821 – 1827     Hugh Munro Ind.
9th 1827 – 1830     Alexander Rankin[1] Ind.
10th 1831 – 1833     Joseph Cunard[2] Ind.
1833 – 1834     John Ambrose Street Ind.
11th 1835 – 1837
12th 1837 – 1842
13th 1843     John T. Williston[3] Ind.
1843 – 1846     John Ambrose Street Ind.
14th 1847 – 1850     William Carman Ind.     Martin Cranney Ind.
15th 1851 – 1852     John Mercer Johnson Ind.     John T. Williston Ind.
1852 – 1854     Peter Mitchell Ind.
16th 1854 – 1856     George Kerr Ind.     Richard Sutton Ind.
17th 1856 – 1857     Peter Mitchell Ind.
18th 1857 – 1861
19th 1862 – 1865     Robinson Crocker Ind.     Edward Williston Ind.
20th 1865 – 1866     Richard Hutchison Ind.     Richard Sutton Ind.
21st 1866 – 1867     John Mercer Johnson[4] Ind.
1867 – 1870     William Moore Kelly Ind.
22nd 1870 – 1874     Jacob C. Gough Ind.     Michael Adams Cons.     Thomas F. Gillespie Cons.
23rd 1875 – 1878     William Swim Ind.     Lemuel John Tweedie Lib.     Allan A. Davidson Cons.
24th 1879 – 1882     Michael Adams[5] Cons.     Ernest Hutchinson Ind.     Thomas F. Gillespie Cons.
25th 1883 – 1886     William A. Park[6] Lib.-Con.     John Percival Burchill Lib.
26th 1886 – 1887     Lemuel John Tweedie Lib.     Ernest Hutchinson Ind.
1887 – 1888     John Percival Burchill Lib.
1888 – 1890     John Morrissy Lib.
27th 1890 – 1892     James Robinson[4] Cons.     John O'Brien Lib.-Con.
28th 1892 – 1895
29th 1896
1896 – 1899     Allan A. Davidson Cons.
30th 1899 – 1903     Charles Elijah Fish Cons.
31st 1903 – 1908     John Morrissy Lib.     W. S. Loggie Lib.     Donald Morrison[5] Cons.
32nd 1908     William L. Allain Ind.     Daniel P. McLachlan Ind.
1908 – 1912     John Percival Burchill Lib.
33rd 1912 – 1917     Francis D. Swim Ind.     James L. Stewart Ind.
34th 1917 – 1920     John Percival Burchill Lib.     Robert Murray Lib.     David V. Allain Lib.     Francis C. McGrath Lib.
35th 1921     John Vanderbeck[7] Cons.     Fred A. Fowlie Lib.     John S. Martin Lib.     Charles Joseph Morrissy Lib.
1921 – 1925     Abram V. Vanderbeck Cons.
36th 1925 – 1930     Sydney D. Heckbert Cons.     Francis T. Lavoie Cons.     Akhley Holmes Cons.     Joseph Leonard O'Brien Cons.
37th 1931 – 1935     Frederick Tweedie Lib.     William Stafford Anderson Lib.     Hidulphe Savoie Lib.     Richard J. Gill Lib.
38th 1935 – 1939
39th 1939 – 1944
40th 1944 – 1948     H. S. Murray Lib.
41st 1948 – 1952
42nd 1952 – 1956     William J. Gallant Lib.
43rd 1957 – 1960     P.C. Price Lib.     Joseph R. Martin Lib.
44th 1960 – 1961     Clarence S. Menzies Lib.     Graham Crocker Lib.     Norbert Thériault Lib.     Paul B. Lordon[6] Lib.
1961 – 1963     J. Fraser Kerr Lib.
45th 1963 – 1967
46th 1967 – 1969     J. L. A. Savoie[8] Lib.
1969 – 1970     Frank E. Kane Lib.
47th 1970 – 1974     Edgar LeGresley Lib.
Riding dissolved into Bay du Vin, Chatham, Miramichi Bay, Miramichi-Newcastle and Southwest Miramichi

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal Frank E. Kane 10,353 Green tickY
Liberal H. Graham Crocker 10,216 Green tickY
Liberal L. Norbert Thériault 9,954 Green tickY
Liberal Edgar LeGresley 9,694 Green tickY
Liberal Clarence Menzies 9,577 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Laurie Black 7,168
Progressive Conservative John Creaghan 7,067
Progressive Conservative George O'Donnell 6,915
Progressive Conservative Charles Boulay 6,667
Progressive Conservative Louis Gionet 6,484
New Democratic Joseph Albert Richardson 1,472
New Democratic Ronald William Kelly 1,387
New Democratic Theresa Kelly 1,130
New Democratic Ray LeBreton 997
New Democratic Chester John Voutour 929
Independent James D. Shanahan 562
New Brunswick provincial by-election, 16 June 1969
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal Frank Edward Kane 8,338 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Charles E. C. Boulay 6,951
New Brunswick general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Liberal H. Graham Crocker 11,568 Green tickY
Liberal J. Fraser Kerr 11,276 Green tickY
Liberal Clarence Menzies 11,173 Green tickY
Liberal Norbert Thériault 11,032 Green tickY
Liberal Dr. J. L. A. Savoie 10,812 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative William Malone 7,220
Progressive Conservative Orville McCosh 7,199
Progressive Conservative Arnel J. Roach 7,062
Progressive Conservative Karl Wilson 7,060
Progressive Conservative Gerard Doiron 6,928
New Democratic Ronald Kelly 577
New Democratic Jack Currie 345
New Democratic Albert Richardson 325


References[edit]

  1. ^ died in 1852
  2. ^ named to the Legislative Council of New Brunswick
  3. ^ unseated after an appeal
  4. ^ a b elected to federal seat
  5. ^ a b resigned to run for federal seat
  6. ^ a b resigned
  7. ^ died in 1921
  8. ^ died in 1969