Glengarry (electoral district)

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Glengarry
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867, 1924
District abolished1914, 1966
First contested1867
Last contested1965

Glengarry was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917, and from 1925 to 1953. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867, and consisted of Glengarry county.

The electoral district was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Glengarry and Stormont riding.

It was recreated in 1924, consisting again of the county of Glengarry.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was merged into Glengarry—Prescott ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
1st  1867–1872     Donald Alexander Macdonald Liberal
2nd  1872–1873
 1873–1874
3rd  1874–1875
 1875–1876 Archibald McNab
 1876–1878
4th  1878–1882     John McLennan Liberal–Conservative
5th  1882–1887     Donald Macmaster Conservative
6th  1887–1891     Patrick Purcell Liberal
7th  1891–1892     Roderick R. McLennan Conservative
 1892–1896
8th  1896–1900
9th  1900–1904     Jacob Thomas Schell Liberal
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911 John Angus McMillan
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into Glengarry and Stormont
Riding re-created from Glengarry and Stormont
15th  1925–1926     Archibald John Macdonald Liberal
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935     Angus McGillis Conservative
18th  1935–1940     John David MacRae Liberal
19th  1940–1945 William MacDiarmid
20th  1945–1945
 1945–1949 William Lyon Mackenzie King
21st  1949–1953 William Major
Riding dissolved into Glengarry—Prescott

Election results[edit]

1867–1917[edit]

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald acclaimed
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald 1,289
Unknown R. H. MacDonald 193

On Mr. Macdonald's appointment as Postmaster General for Canada, 7 November 1873:

By-election on 26 November 1873
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald acclaimed
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Alexander Macdonald 1,288
Unknown A. J. Grant 612

On Mr. Macdonald's appointment as Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, 18 May 1875:

By-election on 7 July 1875
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,227
Unknown Donald McMillan 945

As Mr. McNab was unseated, 27 June 1876:

By-election on 31 July 1876
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,203
Unknown John McLennan 1,032
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John McLennan 1,330
Liberal Archibald McNab 1,269
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Donald Macmaster 1,499
Unknown D. A. McDonald 1,276
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Patrick Purcell 2,020
Conservative Donald Macmaster 1,814
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Roderick R. McLennan 1,953
Liberal Jacob Thomas Schell 1,632

As Mr. McLennan was unseated, January 1892:

By-election on 14 January 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Roderick R. McLennan acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Roderick R. McLennan 2,486
Patrons of Industry James Lockie Wilson 1,752
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jacob Thomas Schell 2,392
Conservative Roderick R. McLennan 1,772
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jacob Thomas Schell 2,349
Conservative Donald Robert McDonald 1,899
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Angus McMillan 2,279
Conservative John F. McGregor 1,958
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Angus McMillan 2,175
Conservative Duncan McMartin 1,949

1925–1949[edit]

1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald John Macdonald 2,785
Conservative Angus McGillis 2,628
Progressive John Wilfred Kennedy 2,519
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Archibald John Macdonald 4,382
Conservative Duncan D. MacCuaig 3,749
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Angus McGillis 5,059
Liberal Joseph A. C. Huot 3,830
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John David MacRae 4,548
Conservative Angus McGillis 3,202
Reconstruction John Alexander MacDonell 1,052
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William MacDiarmid 4,578
National Government John David MacRae 2,813
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William MacDiarmid 4,934
Progressive Conservative Lionel Devaux 2,881
Co-operative Commonwealth John A. Dewar 411
Canadian federal by-election, August 6, 1945 (1945-08-06)
On William MacDiarmid's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, June 22, 1945 (1945-06-22)
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal William Lyon Mackenzie King 4,551 93.33
Independent Richard Monahan 325 6.67
Total valid votes 4,876 100.0
Source(s)
"Glengarry, Ontario (1925-09-05 - 1953-06-12)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Major 4,809
Progressive Conservative John D. MacLeod 3,559
Social Credit John Joseph Fitzgerald 300

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1945-1948
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