Perth (provincial electoral district)

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Perth
Ontario electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Ontario
District created1934
District abolished1996
First contested1934
Last contested1995

Perth was a provincial riding in Ontario, Canada, which was created for the 1934 election. It was abolished prior to the 1999 election. It was merged into the riding of Perth-Middlesex.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Perth
Assembly Years Member Party
Created in 1934 from Perth North and Perth South
19th  1934–1937     William Angus Dickson[nb 1] Liberal
20th  1937–1943
21st  1943–1945     J. Fred Edwards Progressive Conservative
22nd  1945–1948
23rd  1948–1951
24th  1951–1955
25th  1955–1959
26th  1959–1963
27th  1963–1967
28th  1967–1971     Hugh Edighoffer Liberal
29th  1971–1975
30th  1975–1977
31st  1977–1981
32nd  1981–1985
33rd  1985–1987
34th  1987–1990
35th  1990–1995     Karen Haslam New Democratic
36th  1995–1999     Bert Johnson Progressive Conservative
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[1]
Merged into Perth-Middlesex after 1996

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In 1938, the title of Member of the Legislative Assembly was officially changed to Member of Provincial Parliament. Previously, it was unofficially used in the media and in the Legislature.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For William Angus Dickson's Legislative Assembly information see "William Angus Dickson, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.
    • For J. Fred Edwards's Legislative Assembly information see "J. Fred Edwards, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.
    • For Hugh Edighoffer's Legislative Assembly information see "Hugh Edighoffer, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.
    • For Karen Haslam's Legislative Assembly information see "Karen Haslam, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.
    • For Bert Johnson's Legislative Assembly information see "Bert Johnson, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.