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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1932)

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Provincial General Election (1927) | Provincial General Election (1936)

The Manitoba general election of 1932 was held on 16 June. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Liberal-Progressive

John Bracken (1883-1969)

38

Conservative

Fawcett Gowler Taylor (1878-1940)

10

Independent Labour Party

John Queen (1882-1946)

4

Farmer-Labour

Clifford Barclay (1876-1961)

1

Labour

?

1

Independent

-

1

Liberal

David Campbell (1870-1932)

0

Total

55

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

Duncan Lloyd McLeod (1874-1935)

Liberal-Progressive

1,835

Arthur Ross

Conservative

881

Assiniboia

Ralph Humphreys Webb (1886-1945)

Conservative

2,813

John McLean (c1886-1953)

Labour

2,349

John George Smith (1873-1947)

Liberal-Progressive

1,008

Beautiful Plains

Adalbert James Moses Poole (1881-1970)

Liberal-Progressive

2,378

John Silas Poole (1872-1963)

Conservative

1,729

Birtle

John William Pratt (1894-1973)

Independent

1,954

William Courtney Wroth (1880-1954)

Conservative

1,315

Brandon City

George Dinsdale (1887-1943)

Conservative

3,021

Harry Spafford

Labour

2,192

David E. Clement (1874-1938)

Liberal-Progressive

1,555

Henry William “Harry” Cater (1869-1945)

Independent

893

Carillon

Albert Prefontaine (1861-1935)

Liberal-Progressive

2,590

Maurice Duprey (1873-1945)

Conservative

804

Cypress

James Lyall Christie (1891-1953)

Liberal-Progressive

1,795

William Hooey Spinks (1873-1949)

Conservative

1,539

Dauphin

Robert Hawkins (1879-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

1,861

Ernest Newburn McGirr (1887-1982)

Conservative

1,595

W. J. Wickes

Independent

578

Deloraine

Hugh McKenzie (1870-1957)

Liberal-Progressive

2,003

John Agnew

Conservative

1,523

Dufferin

John Alfred Munn (1882-1942)

Liberal-Progressive

2,568

Arthur Beltram Roblin (1885-1954)

Conservative

1,966

Emerson

Robert Franklin Curran (1883-1958)

Liberal-Progressive

2,028

William Richard Johnston

Conservative

1,788

Wasyl “William” Kolodzinski (1884-1975)

Farmer Labour

559

Ethelbert

Nicholas Apoluner Hryhorczuk (1888-1979)

Liberal-Progressive

2,331

Nicholas Bilash (1890-1961)

Independent

1,682

Fairford

Stuart Sinclair Garson (1898-1977)

Liberal-Progressive

1,011

Albert Walmsley Kirvan (1870-1952)

Liberal

677

Fisher

Nicolas Volodymir Bachynsky (1887-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

851

William N. Kolisnyk (1887-1967)

Labour

388

W. E. Hodgins

Conservative

388

J. G Hamilton

Liberal

195

Gilbert Plains

Arthur Ritchie Berry (1879-1943)

Liberal-Progressive

1,601

H. A. Alley

Conservative

1,312

Gimli

Einar Sigurjon Jonasson (1887-1935)

Liberal-Progressive

1,704

Ingimar Ingaldson (1888-1934)

Liberal-Progressive

1,410

Gunnar Solmundur Thorvaldson (1901-1969)

Conservative

858

Iwan Kapusta

Independent

716

Michael Ewanchuk (1908-2004)

Independent

232

Gladstone

William Morton (1884-1958)

Liberal-Progressive

1,902

George Hall

Conservative

1,144

Glenwood

James Washington Breakey (1865-1952)

Liberal-Progressive

2,020

Arnaud E. Smith

Conservative

1,087

Hamiota

Thomas Wolstenholme (1870-1952)

Liberal-Progressive

1,847

William James Burgess (1896-1981)

Conservative

1,223

Iberville

Arthur Rivers Boivin (1878-1951)

Liberal-Progressive

1,488

Richard Randolph Pattinson (1878-1954)

Conservative

807

Laurier Arthur Regnier (1903-1990)

Liberal

304

Kildonan and St. Andrews

James Osborne McLenaghen (1892-1950)

Conservative

2,664

Walter Henry Gabriel “Harry” Gibbs (1872-1952)

Liberal-Progressive

2,625

Charles H. Cook

Labour

1,313

Killarney

Andrew Edmond Foster (1867-1956)

Liberal-Progressive

1,571

John Bell Laughlin (1879-1941)

Conservative

1,481

Lakeside

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

Liberal-Progressive

1,969

John Pigott “Jack” Bend (1883-1969)

Conservative

1,522

Lansdowne

Donald Gordon McKenzie (1887-1963)

Liberal-Progressive

2,193

Dr. G. R. D. Lyon

Conservative

1,095

R. C. Borton

Farmer-Labour

302

William D. Griggs

Liberal

189

La Verendrye

Phillipe Adjutor “Pete” Talbot (1879-1967)

Liberal-Progressive

1,627

E. J. R. Arpin

Conservative

1,551

Allan Ramsay

Independent

348

Manitou

Frank Westbrook McIntosh (1879-1951)

Liberal-Progressive

2,268

Joseph Prospere Lusignan (1876-1967)

Conservative

1,776

Minnedosa

Earl James Rutledge (1894-1975)

Conservative

2,432

Neil Cameron (1863-1935)

Liberal-Progressive

2,378

Cecil Lorne St. John (1881-1963)

Independent

396

Morden and Rhineland

Cornelius W. Wiebe (1893-1999)

Liberal-Progressive

2,837

Hugh McGavin (1874-1958)

Conservative

2,390

Morris

William Reid Clubb (1884-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

2,526

C. B. McNulty

Conservative

1,077

Mountain

Ivan Schultz (1891-1974)

Liberal-Progressive

3,076

Robert George Perfect (1882-1950)

Conservative

1,182

Norfolk

John Muirhead (1877-1954)

Liberal-Progressive

1,773

Reuben James Waugh (1875-1945)

Conservative

1,537

Portage la Prairie

Fawcett Gowler Taylor (1878-1940)

Conservative

2,016

Ewan Alexander MacPherson [McPherson] (1879-1954)

Liberal-Progressive

1,051

Roblin

William James Westwood (1887-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

1,847

Frederic Young Newton (1870-1959)

Conservative

1,238

Rockwood

William Clarke McKinnell (1873-1939)

Liberal-Progressive

2,267

Hannes Marino Hannesson (1884-1958)

Conservative

1,250

Benjamin Evan “Ben” Lewis (1897-1978)

Farmer-Labour

997

Russell

Isaac Bertie Griffiths (1882-1970)

Liberal-Progressive

2,523

Ernest Harold Whelpley (1890-1960)

Conservative

1,237

Rupertsland (held 4 July 1932)

Ewan Alexander MacPherson [McPherson] (1879-1954)

Liberal-Progressive

319

Herbert Grahame Beresford (1880-1938)

Liberal-Progressive

229

Capt. Evan Atkinson

Independent

111

St. Boniface

Harold Frederick Lawrence (1887-1953)

Labour

4,954

Joseph Bernier (1874-1951)

Conservative

4,470

L. P. Gagnon

Liberal-Progressive

3,560

David Campbell (1870-1932)

Liberal

1,116

St. Clements

Robert Alexander Hoey (1883-1965)

Liberal-Progressive

3,655

R. J. M. Bate

Conservative

2,285

T. H. Dunn

Labour

1,824

R. A. Smith

Liberal

412

St. George

Skuli Sigfusson (1870-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

1,604

Robert Kerr

Conservative

1,104

Ste. Rose

Maurice Dane MacCarthy (1878-1953)

Liberal-Progressive

1,959

Robert Doucette

Conservative

1,203

Springfield

Clifford Barclay (1876-1961)

Farmer-Labour

3,192

Murdoch Mackay (1884-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

2,540

W. B. K. McRury

Conservative

1,113

James Grant

Labour

251

John A. Matheson (1874-1948)

Liberal

232

Swan River

George Poddester Renouf (1879-1961)

Conservative

1,827

Steve Einarson

Independent

1,776

C. H. Goodman

Liberal-Progressive

1,034

The Pas

John Bracken (1883-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

1,915

N. S. McDonald

Labour

1,071

Harold Frederick Maulson (1876-1952)

Independent Conservative

173

Turtle Mountain

Alexander Robert Welch (1873-1961)

Conservative

1,322

Frederick Valentine Bird (1885-1977)

Liberal-Progressive

1,277

Virden

Robert Henry Mooney (1873-1953)

Liberal-Progressive

2,101

Dr. J. H. Heenan

Conservative

1,619

S. T. McBain

Liberal

249

Winnipeg (* elected)

William Sanford Evans (1869-1949) *

Conservative

13,507

John Queen (1882-1946) *

Independent Labour Party

9,337

Huntley Douglas Brodie Ketchen (1872-1959) *

Conservative

7,486

William James Major (1881-1953) *

Liberal-Progressive

7,044

John Thomas Haig (1877-1962) *

Conservative

7,019

Marcus Hyman (1883-1938) *

Independent Labour Party

6,593

John Stewart McDiarmid (1882-1965) *

Liberal-Progressive

6,080

William “Bill” Ivens (1878-1957) *

Independent Labour Party

5,470

Seymour James Farmer (1878-1951) *

Independent Labour Party

5,053

Ralph Maybank (1890-1965) *

Liberal-Progressive

4,863

Leslie Morris

United Worker

3,455

Constantine Henry Andrusyshen (1907-1983)

Independent

2,693

William Verner Tobias (1892-1941)

Conservative

1,991

Ralph Wesley Beattie Swail (1896-1945)

Conservative

1,951

Edward William Montgomery (1865-1948)

Liberal-Progressive

1,614

Jessie Mackenzie Macrae Maclennan (1873-1942)

Labour

1,600

James Alexander Barry (1886-1950)

Conservative

1,549

Frank W. Russell (1864-1950)

Independent

1,339

Jacob Penner (1880-1965)

United Worker

1,106

Victor Bjorn Anderson (1882-1970)

Independent Labour Party

1,061

Beatrice Alice Brigden (1888-1977)

Independent Labour Party

894

George Armstrong (1870-1956)

Socialist

848

H. P. A. Hermanson

Liberal

688

Duncan Cameron (1865-1948)

Liberal-Progressive

597

John Young Reid (1872-1945)

Liberal

588

Clarence Garfield Keith (1881-1964)

Liberal

548

D. M. Elcheshen

Conservative

314

Walter J. Fulton (c1877-1949)

Liberal-Progressive

182

Thomas Gargan

Independent

96

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Nineteenth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1933-1936)

Sources:

“The vote in Winnipeg,” Winnipeg Tribune, 17 June 1932, page 1.

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: 23 June 2018

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