Queens—Lunenburg

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Queens—Lunenburg
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1924, 1952
District abolished 1947, 1966
First contested 1925
Last contested 1965
Demographics
Census divisions Lunenburg, Queens

Queens—Lunenburg was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1949 and from 1953 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Lunenburg and Shelburne and Queen's ridings. It consisted of the counties of Queens and Lunenburg. It was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Lunenburg and Queens—Shelburne ridings.

The district was re-created in 1952 from Lunenburg and Queens—Shelburne, and was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into South Shore riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Queens—Lunenburg
Riding created from Lunenburg and Shelburne and Queen's
15th  1925–1926     William Duff Liberal
16th  1926–1930     William Gordon Ernst Conservative
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940     John James Kinley Liberal
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949 Robert Winters
Riding dissolved into Lunenburg and Queens—Shelburne
Riding re-created from Lunenburg and Queens—Shelburne
22nd  1953–1957     Robert Winters Liberal
23rd  1957–1958     Lloyd Crouse Progressive Conservative
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into South Shore

Election results[edit]

Queens—Lunenburg, 1925–1949[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Duff 9,219
Conservative William Ernst 8,846
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Ernst 9,925
Liberal William Duff 9,136
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Ernst 10,504
Liberal John Kinley 9,378
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal KINLEY, John James 10,238
Conservative ERNST, Hon. William Gordon 9,500
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal KINLEY, John James 10,616
National Government LEVY, Robert Clifford 7,845
Co-operative Commonwealth VAN BUSKIRK, Claude 457
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal WINTERS, Robert Henry 9,693
Progressive Conservative BEACH, Leaman Clyde 8,562
Co-operative Commonwealth NICHOLSON, John William Angus 1,295

Queens—Lunenburg, 1953–1968[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal WINTERS, Hon. Robert Henry 13,053
Progressive Conservative RHODENIZER, Frederick LeRoy 10,067
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CROUSE, Lloyd R. 12,372
Liberal WINTERS, Robert H. 12,098
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CROUSE, Lloyd R. 14,156
Liberal MACLEOD, James A. 10,594
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CROUSE, Lloyd R. 12,847
Liberal JAMES, Arthur A. 10,489
New Democratic O'BRIEN, Allan 593
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CROUSE, Lloyd R. 12,591
Liberal BURKE, Archibald 11,357
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CROUSE, Lloyd R. 13,556
Liberal PUBLICOVER, Ernest F. 9,193
New Democratic VAUGHAN, Malcolm James 744

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