Parry Sound (electoral district)

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Parry Sound was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1949. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was first created in 1903 from parts of Muskoka and Parry Sound riding.

It consisted of the territorial district of Parry Sound.

In 1933, it was expanded to include, in the territorial district of Nipissing, the townships of Ballantyne, Wilkes, Pentland, Boyd, Paxton, Biggar, Osler, Lister, Butt, Devine, Bishop, Freswick, McCraney, Hunter, McLaughlin, Bower, Finlayson, Peck, Canisbay and Sproule.

The electoral district was abolished in 1947 when it was merged into Parry Sound—Muskoka riding.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1904: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal WATSON, Robert James 2,410
  Conservative FREEBORN, James S. 2,035


Canadian federal election, 1908: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative ARTHURS, James 2,932
  Liberal WATSON, Robert James 2,135


Canadian federal election, 1911: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative ARTHURS, James 2,976
  Liberal MORRISON, George 1,918


Canadian federal election, 1917: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Government ARTHURS, James 5,182
  Opposition HOCKEN, Norman Cecil 2,043


Canadian federal election, 1921: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative ARTHURS, James 3,229
  Independent MASON, William Robert 3,157
Progressive PARTRIDGE, Augustus Wellington 2,784


Canadian federal election, 1925: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative ARTHURS, James 5,224
  Liberal MASON, William Robert 3,922


Canadian federal election, 1926: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative ARTHURS, James 5,418
  Liberal LUDGATE, James 4,358


Canadian federal election, 1930: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative ARTHURS, James 5,504
  Liberal HILLIAR, Joseph 4,365


Canadian federal election, 1935: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SLAGHT, Arthur G. 6,230
  Conservative LIMBERT, Milton Henry 3,965
Reconstruction MASON, William Robert 1,245


Canadian federal election, 1940: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SLAGHT, Arthur G. 5,850
     National Government MCLEAN, A.Coulter 4,159
  New Democratic Party CULBERT, Clarence E. 786


Canadian federal election, 1945: Parry Sound
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Bucko McDonald 5,301
  Progressive Conservative A. Coulter McLean 4,909
  Co-operative Commonwealth Earle Torrie Taylor 1,951

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