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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



LAKE CENTRE, Saskatchewan (1935 - 1953)


See:LAST MOUNTAIN (Saskatchewan)(1917 - 1935)
LONG LAKE (Saskatchewan)(1925 - 1935)
REGINA (Saskatchewan)(1908 - 1935)

S.C. 1933, c.54

LAKE CENTRE consisting of these portions of townships twenty-two (22) to thirty (30) inclusive, in ranges one (1) to seven (7) inclusive, west of the third meridian, and lying east of the centre line of Qu'Appelle river, Eyebrow lake and the continuation of flow of Aiktow creek and South Saskatchewan river centre line; those portions of townships sixteen (16) to thirty-one (31) inclusive, in ranges twenty (20) to twenty-three (23) inclusive, which are not included within the boundaries of the city of Regina; those portions of townships eighteen (18) to thirty (30) inclusive, in ranges twenty-four (24) to twenty-nine (29) inclusive, west of the second meridian, lying north of the centre line of Qu'Appelle river and also townships thirty-one (31) in ranges twenty-four (24), twenty-five (25) and twenty-six (26), west of the second meridian.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
18 1935/10/14 JOHNSTON, John Frederick farmer  5,894 38.33% Lib 
PETERS, Allan Armstrong barrister  4,100 26.66% Cons. 
FANSHER, William Russell farmer  3,909 25.42% CCF 
HARTNEY, Russell barrister  1,474 9.59% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
19 1940/03/26 DIEFENBAKER, John George barrister  5,974 36.29% Na Gov 
JOHNSTON, John Frederick farmer  5,694 34.59% Lib 
FANSHER, William Russell farmer  4,793 29.12% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
20 1945/06/11 DIEFENBAKER, John George barrister  6,884 41.54% P.C. 
BRIGHT, Leslie John farmer  5,875 35.45% CCF 
LATTA, Frank Campbell agriculturist  3,812 23.00% Lib 

LAKE CENTRE consisting of townships nineteen (19) to thirty (30) inclusive in ranges twenty (20) to twenty-three (23) inclusive west of the second (2nd) meridian; those parts of townships nineteen (19) to thirty (30) inclusive between range twenty-four (24) west of the second (2nd) meridian and range five (5) west of the third (3rd) meridian both inclusive lying north and east of Qu'Appelle river, Eyebrow lake, Aiktow creek and South Saskatchewan river; those parts of townships twenty-one (21) to thirty (30) inclusive in ranges sixteen (16) to nineteen (19) inclusive west of the second (2nd) meridian lying north of Qu'Appelle river including Gordon Indian Reserve No. 86 but excluding therefrom Muskowekwan Indian Reserve No. 85, those parts of sections one (1) and two (2) in township twenty-seven (27) range sixteen (16) not included in Muskowekwan or Gordon Indian Reserves, township twenty-seven A (27A) range sixteen (16), and the east half of township twenty-six (26) in range sixteen (16); together with township thirty-one (31) in ranges sixteen (16) to twenty-six (26) inclusive and township thirty-two (32) in ranges sixteen (16) to eighteen (18) inclusive, both west of the second (2nd) meridian.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
21 1949/06/27 DIEFENBAKER, John George barrister  8,845 48.67% P.C. 
VALLEAU, Delmar Storey farmer  5,413 29.78% CCF 
MACRAE, Donald Arthur farmer  3,061 16.84% Lib 
HALDEMAN, Joshua Norman chiropractor  856 4.71% S.C. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1953.


See:MELVILLE (Saskatchewan)(1925 - 1968)
MOOSE JAW--LAKE CENTRE (Saskatchewan)(1953 - 1968)
ROSETOWN--BIGGAR (Saskatchewan)(1935 - 1968)
YORKTON (Saskatchewan)(1925 - 1968)


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