Queens (Nova Scotia federal electoral district)

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Queens
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1892
First contested 1867
Last contested 1892 by-election
Demographics
Census divisions Queens

Queens was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1896.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It consisted of the County of Queen's. It was abolished in 1892 when it was merged into Shelburne and Queen's riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Queens
1st  1867–1869     James Fraser Forbes Anti-Confederation
 1869–1872     Liberal
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882     Silas Tertius Rand Bill Liberal–Conservative
5th  1882–1887     James Fraser Forbes Liberal
6th  1887–1891     Joshua Newton Freeman Liberal–Conservative
7th  1891–1892     Francis Gordon Forbes Liberal
 1892–1896
Riding dissolved into Shelburne and Queen's

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Anti-Confederation James Fraser Forbes 844
Unknown Mr. Campbell 271
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Fraser Forbes acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Fraser Forbes acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Silas Tertius Rand Bill 670
Liberal James Fraser Forbes 637
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Fraser Forbes 692
Liberal–Conservative Joshua Newton Freeman 560
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Joshua Newton Freeman 824
Liberal J.M. Mack 809
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Francis Gordon Forbes 867
Liberal–Conservative Joshua Newton Freeman 766
By-election on 9 February 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Francis Gordon Forbes acclaimed

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