Queens (New Brunswick provincial electoral district)

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Queens
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

Queens 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
1st 1786 – 1792     Samuel Dickinson Independent     John Yeamans Independent
2nd 1793 – 1795     James Peters Independent
3rd 1795 – 1802
4th 1802 – 1809
5th 1809 – 1816
6th 1817 – 1819     Samuel Scovil Independent     Richard Yeamans Independent
7th 1820
8th 1821 – 1827     William Peters Independent
9th 1827 – 1830     Harry Peters Independent     Charles Harrison Independent
10th 1831 – 1834     Thomas Gilbert Independent
11th 1835 – 1837     Hugh Johnston, Jr. Independent
12th 1837 – 1842
13th 1843 – 1846     John Earle Independent
14th 1847 – 1850     Hugh Johnston, Jr. Independent
15th 1851 – 1854     John Earle Independent
16th 1854 – 1856     Samuel H. Gilbert Independent     John Ferris Liberal
17th 1856 – 1857     John Earle Independent
18th 1857 – 1861     Samuel H. Gilbert Independent
19th 1862 – 1865
20th 1865 – 1866     Joseph B. Perkins Independent     Gideon D. Bailey Independent
21st 1866 – 1867     John Ferris[1] Liberal     Robert Thorne Babbit[2] Independent
1867 – 1870     Walter S. Butler Independent
22nd 1870 – 1871     Gideon D. Bailey[2] Independent
1871 – 1872     Ebenezer Williams Independent
1872 – 1874     Walter S. Butler Independent
23rd 1875 – 1878     Francis Woods Liberal
24th 1879 – 1882
25th 1883 – 1886     Thomas Hetherington[2] Liberal     Albert Palmer Liberal
26th 1886 – 1890
27th 1890 – 1892
28th 1892     Laughlin Farris Liberal
1892 – 1895     Andrew George Blair[1] Liberal
29th 1896
1896 – 1899     Isaac W. Carpenter Independent
30th 1899 – 1903
31st 1903 – 1908
32nd 1908 – 1912     Harry W. Woods Independent     Arthur B. Slipp Independent
33rd 1912 – 1917
34th 1917 – 1920     George Herbert King Liberal     Judson Hetherington Liberal
35th 1921 – 1925
36th 1925 – 1930     W. Benton Evans Conservative     J. Arthur Moore Conservative
37th 1931 – 1935
38th 1935 – 1939     Frederic McGrand Liberal     W. M. Jenkins Liberal
39th 1939 – 1944     W. Benton Evans Conservative     J. Arthur Moore Conservative
40th 1944 – 1948     Edward S. Darrah Liberal     H. C. Parker Liberal
41st 1948 – 1952
42nd 1952 – 1956     Wilfred Bishop Progressive Conservative     J. Arthur Moore Progressive Conservative
43rd 1957 – 1960
44th 1960 – 1963
45th 1963 – 1967
46th 1967 – 1970     Robert McCready Liberal
47th 1970 – 1974
Riding dissolved into Queens North and Queens South

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative Wilfred Bishop 2,609 Green tickY
Liberal Robert M. McCready 2,439 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Lloyd Nickerson 2,367
Liberal Victor C. McMann 1,968
New Democratic William Arthur Bradley 128
New Brunswick general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative Wilfred Bishop 2,613 Green tickY
Liberal Robert McCready 2,511 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative J. Arthur Moore 2,388
Liberal Otty Swift 2,248


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b elected to federal seat
  2. ^ a b c resigned