Saint-Antoine—Westmount

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Saint-Antoine—Westmount
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1933
District abolished 1967
First contested 1935
Last contested 1965

St. Antoine—Westmount and Saint-Antoine—Westmount were federal electoral districts in Quebec, Canada, that were represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1968.

"St. Antoine—Westmount" riding was created in 1933 from parts of St. Antoine riding. It was abolished in 1952 when it was replaced by "Saint-Antoine—Westmount" riding.

Saint-Antoine—Westmount was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Saint-Henri and Westmount ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
St. Antoine—Westmount
Riding created from St. Antoine
18th  1935–1940     Robert Smeaton White Conservative
19th  1940–1945     Douglas Abbott Liberal
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953
Saint-Antoine—Westmount
22nd  1953–1954     Douglas Abbott Liberal
 1954–1957 George Carlyle Marler
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     A. Ross Webster Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Charles Drury Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Saint-Henri and Westmount

Election results[edit]

St. Antoine—Westmount, 1935–1953[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WHITE, Robert S. 12,905
Liberal DIXON, Shirley G. 7,222
Reconstruction CHESTERFIELD, Albert A. 1,799
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ABBOTT, Douglas Charles 14,879
National Government WHITE, Robert Smeaton 8,972
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ABBOTT, Hon. Douglas Charles 13,648
Progressive Conservative PRICE, Charles Basil 13,588
Co-operative Commonwealth FLANAGAN, James Cyril 1,982
Independent WISDOM, Charles Stuart Cotton 200
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ABBOTT, Hon. Douglas Charles 21,399
Progressive Conservative DE LALANNE, James Arthur 11,299

Saint-Antoine—Westmount, 1953–1968[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ABBOTT, Hon. Douglas Charles 14,441
Progressive Conservative CHAMBERS, Egan 9,863
Co-operative Commonwealth BERGERON, Gisèle 504
Independent Liberal LODER, Joseph 253
Labor–Progressive HARVEY, Louise Joslyn 216

By-election: on Mr. Abbott's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 1 July 1954

By-election on 8 November 1954
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MARLER, Hon. George Carlyle 13,960
Progressive Conservative CHAMBERS, Egan 9,161
Labor–Progressive HARVEY, Louise 224
Independent LOADER, Joseph 133
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MARLER, Hon. George C. 14,485
Progressive Conservative WEBSTER, A. Ross 11,802
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative WEBSTER, Ross 15,882
Liberal MARLER, Hon. George C. 12,941
Co-operative Commonwealth JASMIN, Amédée 684
Social Credit NAUD, J.-G.-Henri 192
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DRURY, Charles Mills 13,973
Progressive Conservative KERRIGAN, Peter 10,869
New Democratic ASSELS, J. Edgar 1,346
Social Credit HUSHLEY, Del 702
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DRURY, Charles Mills 16,635
Progressive Conservative KERRIGAN, Peter 7,223
New Democratic MAJOR, Julien 2,227
Social Credit FOSTER, Jacques 1,338
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DRURY, C.M. 13,378
Progressive Conservative HUTCHISON, G.B. Alex. 6,343
New Democratic ADAMS, Jeff 3,241
Ralliement créditiste VALLÉE, Lucien 542

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament: