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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1953)

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Canadian Federal Election (1949) | Canadian Federal Election (1957)

The Canadian federal election of 1953 was held on 10 August. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon

Walter Gilbert Dinsdale (1916-1982)

Progressive Conservative

13,915

James Albert “Jimmy” Creighton (1905-1990)

Liberal

8,456

Baden-Powell Hathaway

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,277

Dorothy Jessie Johnson

Labor-Progressive Party

323

Churchill

George Dyer Weaver (1908-1986)

Liberal

4,984

William George Thompson

Progressive Conservative

2,567

Delbert Leroy Downs

Social Credit

2,490

Ronald Stewart Moore (1913-2003)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,293

Dauphin

Frederick Samuel “Fred” Zaplitny (1913-1964)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

6,839

Alfred Hallam Parker

Liberal

5,050

Richard Elmer Forbes (1894-1978)

Progressive Conservative

2,136

Sherman Stanley Hunt

Social Credit

1,866

Lisgar

William Albert Pommer (1895-1971)

Liberal

6,581

William Henry Sharpe

Progressive Conservative

4,780

Ivan Andrew Langtry

Social Credit

3,096

Marquette

Stuart Sinclair Garson (1898-1977)

Liberal

9,900

Ernest Arthur Bates

Progressive Conservative

4,676

David Lyall Clink

Social Credit

3,509

Portage-Neepawa

William Gilbert “Gib” Weir (1896-1971)

Liberal Progressive

8,958

James Cowan (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

5,604

Hugh Roy Collver

Social Credit

3,223

Provencher

René Norbert Jutras (1913-1995)

Liberal

6,632

Abram Jacob Thiessen (1910-2002)

Progressive Conservative

2,151

Wilbert Tinkler

Social Credit

1,269

St. Boniface

Fernand Viau (1909-2000)

Liberal

8,051

Leonard Salusbury “Len” Evans (1929-2016)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

5,568

George Campbell MacLean (1887-1957)

Progressive Conservative

4,994

Selkirk

Robert James Wood (1886-1954)

Liberal

6,265

William “Scottie” Bryce (1888-1963)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

6,076

Michael Baryluk (1915-1998)

Progressive Conservative

898

Walter Yanchyshyn (1922-1997)

Social Credit

586

Constantine Kostaniuk

Labor Progressive

307

Walter John Griffin

Independent

141

Springfield

Anton Bernard Weselak (1918-1989)

Liberal

6,240

Frank Jacob de Graff (1910-1994)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,878

Paul Gottfried Trapp

Social Credit

1,221

Joseph Slogan

Progressive Conservative

1,201

John-Sylvestre Alloysius Sinnott (1905-1960)

Independent Liberal

1,068

Andrew Bileski [Bilecki] (1903-1992)

Labor Progressive

469

Ladislaus Biberovich

Independent

293

Winnipeg North

Alistair McLeod Stewart (1905-1970)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

15,005

Frank Leslie Chester (1901-1966)

Liberal

9,094

John Kereluk

Progressive Conservative

3,876

Joseph “Joe” Zuken (1912-1986)

Labor Progressive

2,515

Winnipeg North Centre

Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

12,713

Peter Stanley Taraska (1907-1984)

Liberal

7,535

Charles D. Lee

Progressive Conservative

1,760

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

Labor Progressive

1,606

Winnipeg South

Owen C. Trainor (1894-1956)

Progressive Conservative

12,597

Charles Russell Simonite

Liberal

12,277

Ernest Richard Draffin (1909-1982)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

6,247

Martin Joseph “Joe” Forkin (1899-1962)

Labor Progressive

470

Winnipeg South Centre

Gordon Minto Churchill (1898-1985)

Progressive Conservative

12,489

Alfred William “Bill” Hanks (1894-1985)

Liberal

9,752

Gordon Richard Fines (1911-1990)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

6,506

Ronald Penner

Labor Progressive

504

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Twenty-Second Canadian Parliament (1953-1957)

Sources:

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 November 2017

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