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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1915)

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Provincial General Election (1914) | Provincial General Election (1920)

The Manitoba general election of 1915 was held on 6 August. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Liberal

Tobias Crawford Norris (1861-1936)

41

Conservative

James Albert Manning Aikins (1851-1929)

5

Labour

?

1

Independent

-

0

Total

47

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

John Williams (1860-1931)

Liberal

815

William Staples Kenner

Conservative

632

Assiniboia

John W. Wilton (1879-1942)

Liberal

828

William Dowell Bayley (1879-1955)

Labour

773

John Thomas Haig (1877-1962)

Conservative

590

Beautiful Plains

William Robertson Wood (1874-1947)

Liberal

1,115

James Henry Irwin

Conservative

918

Birtle

George John Huntley Malcolm (1865-1930)

Liberal

873

Stephen Arnold

Conservative

422

Brandon

Stephen Emmett Clement (1867-1947)

Liberal

1,914

James Albert Manning Aikins (1851-1929)

Conservative

1,213

Carillon

Albert Prefontaine (1861-1935)

Conservative

629

Thomas Boniface Molloy (1878-1948)

Liberal

605

Cypress

Andrew Watson Myles (1884-1970)

Liberal

851

George Steel (1858-1940)

Conservative

789

Dauphin

William James Harrington (1871-1941)

Liberal

739

William Buchanan (1865-?)

Conservative

637

James M. McQuay

Independent

233

Deloraine

Robert Stirton Thornton (1863-1936)

Liberal

1,146

John Christie Walker Reid (1871-1942)

Conservative

851

Dufferin

Edward Arthur “Eddie” August (1860-1935)

Liberal

1,134

Andrew Sterratt Argue

Conservative

848

Elmwood

Thomas Glendenning Hamilton (1873-1935)

Liberal

2,319

Donald Munro

Conservative

866

Emerson

John David Baskerville (1857-1926)

Liberal

1,181

Garnet Coulter (1882-1975)

Conservative

460

Gilbert Plains

William Blain Findlater (1871-1962)

Liberal

1,383

Samuel Hughes (1873-1940)

Conservative

792

Gimli

Taras Dempster Ferley (1882-1947)

Liberal

1,172

Sveinn Thorvaldson (1872-1949)

Conservative

562

Gladstone

James William Armstrong (1860-1928)

Liberal

1,154

Asberry Singleton

Conservative

484

Glenwood

James Washington Breakey (1865-1952)

Liberal

1,091

John Perdue

Conservative

636

Hamiota

John Henry McConnell (1862-1944)

Liberal

1,063

James Moss Fraser

Conservative

596

Iberville

Aime Benard (1873-1938)

Conservative

527

James Hunter Black

Liberal

400

Kildonan and St. Andrews

George Waldron Prout (1878-c1980)

Liberal

1,295

Richard Sanders

Conservative

754

Killarney

Samuel Melville Hayden (1858-1934)

Liberal

779

George Lawrence (1857-1924)

Conservative

656

Lakeside

Charles Duncan McPherson (1877-1970)

Liberal

863

John James Garland (1873-1925)

Conservative

700

Lansdowne

Tobias Crawford Norris (1861-1936)

Liberal

1,334

William John Lundy

Conservative

592

La Verendrye

Phillipe Adjutor “Pete” Talbot (1879-1967)

Liberal

713

Jean Baptiste Lauzon (1858-1944)

Conservative

558

Manitou

George Thomas Armstrong (1881-1941)

Liberal

1,090

William Henry Sharpe (1868-1942)

Conservative

1,006

Minnedosa

George Allison Grierson (1867-1931)

Liberal

1,173

James R. Muir

Conservative

654

Morden and Rhineland

Valentine Winkler (1864-1920)

Liberal

1,180

William Johnston Tupper (1862-1947)

Conservative

712

Morris

Jacques Parent (1862-1918)

Conservative

740

William Molloy (1877-1917)

Liberal

683

Mountain

James Bryson Baird (1859-1939)

Liberal

1,331

John Thomas Dale

Conservative

419

Norfolk

John Graham (1864-1951)

Liberal

933

Robert Fern Lyons (1856-1926)

Conservative

770

Portage la Prairie

Ewan Alexander MacPherson [McPherson] (1879-1954)

Liberal

1,065

Fawcett Gowler Taylor (1878-1940)

Conservative

807

Roblin

Frederic Young Newton (1870-1959)

Conservative

714

William Angus (1874-1925)

Liberal

609

Rockwood

Arthur John Lobb (1871-1928)

Liberal

1,275

Thomas Scott

Conservative

639

Russell

William Wilber Wilfred Wilson (1885-1964)

Liberal

1,033

James Powell Laycock

Conservative

614

St. Boniface

Joseph Pierre Dumas (1875-1950)

Liberal

921

Joseph Alexandre Beaupre

Conservative

790

John Power Howden (1879-1959)

Independent

640

St. Clements

Donald Andrew Ross (1856-1938)

Liberal

1,014

Thomas Hay (1872-1939)

Conservative

489

St. George

Skuli Sigfusson (1870-1969)

Liberal

1,291

Paul Reykdal

Conservative

831

Ste. Rose

Joseph Hamelin (1873-1947)

Conservative

443

Zatque H. Rheaume

Liberal

414

Albert McLeod

Independent

266

Swan River

William Henry Sims (1872-1955)

Liberal

626

Daniel Duncan McDonald (1865-?)

Conservative

414

The Pas

Edward Brown (1865-1947)

Liberal

Acclaim

Turtle Mountain

George William McDonald (1875-1950)

Liberal

687

James Johnson (1855-1929)

Conservative

651

Virden

George Clingan (1868-1944)

Liberal

1,181

Reginald A. Knight

Conservative

772

Winnipeg North A

Robert Newton Lowery (1882-1962)

Liberal

2,443

Arthur Beech (1876-1948)

Labour

2,248

Joseph Patrick Foley (1878-1928)

Conservative

1,490

Winnipeg North B

Richard Arthur “Dickie” Rigg (1872-1964)

Labour

2,494

Solomon Hart Green (1885-1969)

Liberal

2,263

Elias R. Levinson (1879-1920)

Conservative

1,248

Winnipeg Centre A

Thomas Herman Johnson [Tómas Hermann Jónsson] (1870-1927)

Liberal

6,623

Andrew James Norquay (1872-1961)

Conservative

2,303

Winnipeg Centre B

Frederick John “Fred” Dixon (1881-1931)

Liberal

6,443

Hannes Marino Hannesson (1884-1958)

Conservative

2,048

George Armstrong (1870-1956)

Labour

804

Winnipeg South A

Albert Blellock Hudson (1875-1947)

Liberal

5,986

William J. Boyd (1862-1943)

Conservative

2,011

Winnipeg South B

William Linton Parrish (1860-1949)

Liberal

5,635

Lendrum McMeans (1859-1941)

Conservative

2,303

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1916-1920)

Sources:

Manitoba Election Records (December 1870 to November 1957, June 1958 to June 1969), Manitoba Legislative Library.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 June 2018

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