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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1958)

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Provincial General Election (1953) | Provincial General Election (1959)

The Manitoba general election of 1958 was held on 16 June. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Progressive Conservative

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

26

Liberal-Progressive

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

19

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

Lloyd Cleworth Stinson (1904-1976)

11

Independent

-

1

Total

57

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

John Gordon “Jack” Cobb (1903-1959)

Progressive Conservative

2,072

John Wilfred McRae

Liberal-Progressive

2,032

Walter D. Taylor

Social Credit

693

Assiniboia

Donovan Swailes (1892-1984)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,409

George William Johnson (1892-1973)

Progressive Conservative

2,278

David McKee Graham

Liberal-Progressive

1,165

Birtle-Russell

Rodney Stewart “Rod” Clement (1919-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

2,232

Robert Gordon Smellie (1923-2005)

Progressive Conservative

2,102

Eugene Caldwell

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

933

Brandon

Reginald Otto Lissaman (1908-1974)

Progressive Conservative

4,442

Robert Addison “Bob” Clement (1911-2005)

Liberal-Progressive

2,818

Hans Fries

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

780

Brokenhead

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,474

Fred Helwer

Liberal-Progressive

930

Howard Wachal

Progressive Conservative

729

Stanley Copp (1914-1987)

Independent

641

John William Gross (1914-1994)

Social Credit

203

Burrows

John Martin Hawryluk (1910-1975)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,032

William Arthur “Bill” Kardash (1912-1997)

Labour Progressive

1,207

Joseph R. Hnidan

Liberal-Progressive

1,084

John Kereluk

Progressive Conservative

1,067

Carillon

Edmond Prefontaine (1897-1971)

Liberal-Progressive

2,433

Liguori “Leo” Gauthier

Progressive Conservative

1,047

Henry Mueller

Independent

608

Churchill

Edward Joseph “Joe” Williams (1918-?)

Progressive Conservative

1,580

K. Don Wray

Liberal-Progressive

1,283

Frank Mercer

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

370

Cypress

Marcel Boulic (1916-1959)

Progressive Conservative

2,347

Samuel Edward Burch (1889-1974)

Liberal-Progressive

1,835

G. H. McIntosh

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

321

Dauphin

Stewart Edgertson McLean (1913-1996)

Progressive Conservative

2,740

John Potoski (1903-1983)

Liberal-Progressive

1,389

A. C. Matthews

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,067

Dufferin

Walter Clifton McDonald (1903-1999)

Liberal-Progressive

1,822

William Homer Hamilton (1913-1997)

Progressive Conservative

1,749

Ivan Langtry

Social Credit

545

Elmwood

Stephen “Steve” Peters (1912-1976)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,375

Alexander Turk (1906-1988)

Liberal-Progressive

1,519

Joseph Stepnuk

Progressive Conservative

1,084

Michael “Mike” Baryluk (1915-1998)

Independent Conservative

689

Emerson

John Peter Tanchak (1905-1983)

Liberal-Progressive

2,897

Frank Casper

Progressive Conservative

1,918

Joseph Lambert

Independent

200

Ethelbert Plains

Michael Nicholas Hryhorczuk (1905-1978)

Liberal-Progressive

2,308

Peter Burtniak (1925-2004)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,377

Isadore Syrnyk

Progressive Conservative

835

Fisher

Peter Wagner (1916-1995)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,437

Nicolas Volodymir Bachynsky (1887-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

1,381

John Olsen

Progressive Conservative

1,140

Flin Flon

Francis Lawrence “Bud” Jobin (1914-1995)

Liberal-Progressive

1,935

Charles Hubert “Buck” Witney (1919-1991)

Progressive Conservative

1,563

Conrad Kerr

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

637

Fort Garry

Sterling Rufus Lyon (1927-2010)

Progressive Conservative

3,731

Leslie Raymond “Ray” Fennell (1893-1986)

Liberal-Progressive

2,408

Nena Woodward

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,035

Fort Rouge

Edward Gurney Vaux Evans (1907-1987)

Progressive Conservative

3,647

James Edward “Jimmy” Wilson (c1915-1989)

Liberal-Progressive

1,862

Ernest Richard Draffin (1909-1982)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,143

Gimli

George Johnson (1920-1995)

Progressive Conservative

1,988

Steinn Olafur Thompson (1893-1972)

Liberal-Progressive

1,374

Sigurdur Wopnfjord

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

954

Gladstone

Nelson M. Shoemaker (1911-2003)

Liberal-Progressive

2,570

Clayton Gault

Progressive Conservative

1,677

Melvin Batters

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

455

Hamiota

Barry Peill Strickland (1923-1968)

Progressive Conservative

2,261

William T. Wherett

Liberal-Progressive

1,859

Arthur Nicholson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

416

Inkster

Morris A. Gray (1887-1966)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

3,083

Peter Okrainec

Progressive Conservative

1,584

Peter Stanley Taraska (1907-1984)

Liberal-Progressive

1,516

Kildonan

Anthony John “Tony” Reid (1908-1993)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,776

John Ernest “Jack” Willis (1913-2002)

Progressive Conservative

2,665

George Nordland Suttie (1901-1968)

Liberal-Progressive

1,808

Lac du Bonnet

Arthur A. “Archie” Trapp (1918-2007)

Liberal-Progressive

1,526

Glen Stewart

Progressive Conservative

1,350

Harry Olensky

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

569

Lawrence Schlamp

Social Credit

299

Lakeside

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

Liberal-Progressive

2,119

John F. Bate

Progressive Conservative

1,582

La Verendrye

Stanley Carl “Stan” Roberts (1927-1990)

Liberal-Progressive

1,565

Stan Bisson

Progressive Conservative

1,395

Logan

Stephen H. “Steve” Juba (1914-1993)

Independent

2,234

Art Coulter

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,669

Minnedosa

Charles Lemington “Lem” Shuttleworth (1910-2006)

Liberal-Progressive

2,117

Sidney Paler

Progressive Conservative

1,983

Gilbert Alexander Hutton

Social Credit

634

William A. Yuel

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

443

Morris

Harold Proctor “Harry” Shewman (1900-1968)

Progressive Conservative

1,762

Bruce MacKenzie

Liberal-Progressive

1,014

August Recksiedler

Social Credit

370

Osborne

Lloyd Cleworth Stinson (1904-1976)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

3,215

John Howorth

Progressive Conservative

2,813

Keith N. Routley (1923-2009)

Liberal-Progressive

1,654

Pembina

Maurice Evans Ridley (1912-1960)

Progressive Conservative

2,683

Kenneth C. Hartwell

Liberal-Progressive

1,510

Portage la Prairie

Charles Edwin Greenlay (1899-1984)

Liberal-Progressive

1,978

Robert Ernest Burke

Progressive Conservative

1,528

Albert R. Barrett

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

541

Radisson

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

3,504

Bernard Rodolph “Bernie” Wolfe (1922-2014)

Liberal-Progressive

2,334

Harold Huppe

Progressive Conservative

2,116

Rhineland

William Conrad “Wally” Miller (1896-1959)

Liberal-Progressive

1,687

Oscar Martel

Progressive Conservative

854

Abe Enns

Social Credit

758

River Heights

William Blakeman Scarth (1895-1983)

Progressive Conservative

3,945

William John “Jack” McKeag (1928-2007)

Liberal-Progressive

2,884

Andrew Moore

Independent

803

Roblin

Arnold Keith Alexander (1921-1973)

Progressive Conservative

1,884

Raymond “Ray” Mitchell (1897-1984)

Liberal-Progressive

1,686

Monty A. Miller

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,031

Rock Lake

Abram William Harrison (1898-1979)

Progressive Conservative

2,465

Walter Ernest Clark (1890-1987)

Liberal-Progressive

2,227

Rockwood-Iberville

Robert William “Bobby” Bend (1914-1999)

Liberal-Progressive

2,450

George Henry Wilson Hutton (1922-1976)

Progressive Conservative

1,731

Samuel Cranston

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

434

Rupertsland

Joseph Ernest Jeannotte (1902-1988)

Progressive Conservative

2,342

Francis Roy Brown (1896-1960)

Liberal-Progressive

511

Asta Oddson

Independent

364

St. Boniface

Roger Joseph Teillet (1912-2002)

Liberal-Progressive

3,178

Harry De Leeuw

Progressive Conservative

2,616

Ben Cyr

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,256

St. George

Elman Keisler Guttormson (1929-2000)

Liberal-Conservative

2,144

Dan McFadyen

Progressive Conservative

970

Douglas S. Stephanson

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

593

Mahlin J. G. Magnusson

Independent Conservative

274

St. James

Douglas Moncreiff Stanes (1917-2001)

Progressive Conservative

2,646

Reginald Frederick Wightman (1899-1981)

Liberal-Progressive

2,170

Alvin H. “Al” Mackling

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,136

St. Johns

David Orlikow (1919-1998)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,495

Stan Carrick

Progressive Conservative

1,295

Jaroslaw “Slaw” Rebchuk (1907-1996)

Liberal-Progressive

922

St. Matthews

William George Martin (1886-1973)

Progressive Conservative

2,848

Gordon Richard Fines (1911-1990)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,026

Anne Ethel “Nan” Murphy (1902-1990)

Liberal-Progressive

1,854

Henry Baird “Hank” Scott (1898-1972)

Independent Conservative

260

George Albert Frith (1910-1974)

Independent

149

St. Vital

Frederick “Fred” Groves (1924-1995)

Progressive Conservative

3,616

William R. Appleby

Liberal-Progressive

2,331

Leslie C. Foden

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,334

Percy B. Hayward

Independent

242

Ste. Rose

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

Liberal-Progressive

2,400

Alvin Getz

Progressive Conservative

1,010

Alphonse Bouchard

Social Credit

415

Leon W. Hoefer

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

354

Selkirk

Thomas Paterson Hillhouse (1896-1991)

Liberal-Progressive

1,850

David B. Veitch

Progressive Conservative

1,493

Frank Kuzanski

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

591

Fred L. Luining

Social Credit

173

Seven Oaks

Arthur Edgar Wright (1907-1977)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

3,641

Maurice Gutnik

Progressive Conservative

1,541

Cecil Joseph Henry “Cec” Lyon (1902-1968)

Liberal-Progressive

1,449

Souris-Lansdowne

Malcolm Earl McKellar (1918-1976)

Progressive Conservative

2,256

David Lloyd Barclay

Liberal-Progressive

1,549

Alex Shiloff

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

95

Springfield

William Lucko (1911-1998)

Liberal-Progressive

1,351

Oscar Russell

Progressive Conservative

1,269

Ed Kanarowski

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

875

William G. Storsley

Social Credit

283

Swan River

Albert Harold “Bert” Corbett (1887-1983)

Progressive Conservative

1,421

Hilliard Ferriss

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,316

Ronald Douglas Robertson (1920-1998)

Liberal-Progressive

1,083

Aldric S. Helps

Social Credit

285

The Pas

John Benson “Jack” Carroll (1921-1986)

Progressive Conservative

2,325

Wilfred E. Cudmore

Liberal-Progressive

898

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

801

Turtle Mountain

Errick French Willis (1896-1967)

Progressive Conservative

2,949

Edward Ingo “Ed” Dow (1904-1992)

Liberal-Progressive

1,880

Clarence A. Ferguson

Social Credit

316

Virden

John William McLeod Thompson (1908-1986)

Progressive Conservative

2,935

Francis Campbell “Frank” Bell (1892-1968)

Liberal-Progressive

1,662

Wellington

Richard Harry Seaborn (1917-1991)

Progressive Conservative

2,532

James R. McIsaac

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

2,385

Jack St. John (1906-1965)

Liberal-Progressive

1,958

Winnipeg Centre

James “Jim” Cowan (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

3,462

Paul W. Goodman (1905-1959)

Liberal-Progressive

1,623

David Adrian Mulligan (1893-1981)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,141

Wolseley

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

Progressive Conservative

3,959

John Gurzon Harvey (1906-1970)

Liberal-Progressive

1,739

Allen Denton

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

1,202

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Twenty-Fifth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1958-1959)

Sources:

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

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 August 2018

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