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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan (1908 - 1988)


See:HUMBOLDT (Saskatchewan)(1908 - 1953)
MACKENZIE (Saskatchewan)(1908 - 1997)
SASKATCHEWAN (Saskatchewan)( - )

S.C. 1907, c.41

The electoral district of Prince Albert, bounded as follows: Commencing at the east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan where it is intersected by the north boundary of the forty-second township; thence northerly along the said east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan to the north boundary of the said province of Saskatchewan; thence west along the said north boundary of the province of Saskatchewan to the meridian between the tenth and eleventh ranges west of the third meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the tenth and eleventh ranges west of the third meridian to the north boundary of the forty-third township; thence easterly along the north boundary of the forty-third townships to the third meridian; thence south along the said third meridian to the north boundary of the forty-second township; thence easterly along the north boundary of the forty-second townships to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
11 1908/10/26 RUTAN, William Wintfield Merchant  2,413 51.41% Lib. 
MCKAY, James Lawyer  2,194 46.74% Cons. 
JAXON, W.H. Joseph   87 1.85% Ind. Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
12 1911/09/21 MCKAY, James Lawyer  3,316 52.83% Cons. 
RUTAN, William Wintfield Merchant  2,961 47.17% Lib. 

By-Election:   On Mr. McKay being appointed Judge, 16-12-1914

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1915/02/01 DONALDSON, Samuel James Farmer  accl.   Cons. 

S.C. 1914, c.51

The electoral district of Prince Albert, bounded as follows:- Commencing at the east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan where it is intersected by the north boundary of the forty-first township; thence northerly along the said east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan to the north boundary of the said province of Saskatchewan; thence west along the said north boundary of the said province to the third meridian; thence south along the said third meridian to the North Saskatchewan river; thence along the said North Saskatchewan river up stream to the north boundary of the forty-first township in the seventh range west of the third meridian; thence easterly along the north boundary of the forty-first townships to the point of commencement. The said electoral district of Prince Albert shall return one member.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
13 1917/12/17 KNOX, Andrew Farmer  6,589 68.72% Union 
MCLEOD, Samuel   2,999 31.28% Opp 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
14 1921/12/06 KNOX, Andrew Farmer  8,525 53.60% Prog. 
BRIGHAM, Lorenzo William Physician and farmer  4,962 31.20% Lib. 
PAUL, David Wilson Farmer  2,417 15.20% Cons. 

S.C. 1924, c.63

PRINCE ALBERT consisting of that portion of the Province of Saskatchewan lying north of the north boundary of township forty-one (41) in ranges twenty-six (26) to twenty-eight (28) inclusive, west of the second meridian and in ranges one (1) to seven (7) inclusive, west of the third meridian, and that portion of the said Province in ranges twenty-four (24) and twenty-five (25) west of the second meridian lying north of South Saskatchewan river, together with those portions of townships forty-eight (48) and forty-nine (49) in ranges twenty-two (22) and twenty-three (23) west of the second meridian lying between South Saskatchewan river and North Saskatchewan river and extending to the left bank of the said North Saskatchewan river.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
15 1925/10/29 MCDONALD, Charles Druggist  5,301 51.21% Lib. 
KNOX, Andrew Farmer  2,638 25.49% Prog. 
DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister-at-law  2,412 23.30% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. McDonald's resignation to provide a seat for the Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King, 15-1-1926

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1926/02/15 KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Prime Minister of Canada  7,920 77.50% Lib. 
BURGESS, David Luther Farmer  2,299 22.50% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
16 1926/09/14 KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Gentleman  8,933 64.87% Lib. 
DIEFENBAKER, John George Lawyer  4,838 35.13% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. King's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 11-10-1926

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1926/11/02 KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Gentleman  accl.   Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
17 1930/07/28 KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Gentleman  9,283 53.43% Lib. 
BRADEN, George Merchant  8,091 46.57% Cons. 

S.C. 1933, c.54

PRINCE ALBERT consisting of all those portions within the province of Saskatchewan of ranges twenty-two (22), west of the second meridian to seven (7), west of the third meridian, both inclusive, lying north of a line described as follows: Commencing at the southwest corner of township forty-four (44) in range seven (7) west of the third meridian; thence easterly along the south boundary of township forty-four (44) to the east boundary of range four (4) west of the third meridian; thence northerly along the east boundary of range four (4) to the southwest corner of the Duck Lake Indian Reserve, Nos. 96 and 97; thence easterly and northerly along the southern and eastern boundaries respectively of the said Duck Lake Indian Reserve to the south boundary of township forty-four (44) in range two (2), west of the third meridian; thence easterly along the south boundary of townships forty-four to the centre line of the South Saskatchewan river; thence downstream along the centre line of the South Saskatchewan river and the Saskatchewan river to its intersection with the eastern boundary of range twenty-two (22), west of the second meridian.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
18 1935/10/14 KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Gentleman  9,087 54.67% Lib. 
BEDARD, Alexander Rupert Collector  3,185 19.16% S.C. 
GRAVES, Tom Francis Farmer  2,880 17.33% Cons. 
JOHNSTON, Tom Farmer  1,469 8.84% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
19 1940/03/26 KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Gentleman  8,310 45.96% Lib. 
MANVILLE, Robert Rae Merchant  7,534 41.67% Nat Uty 
STRELIVE, Peter William Farmer  1,993 11.02% CCF 
CAMPBELL, Alfred Cowie Journalist  243 1.34% Comm. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
20 1945/06/11 BOWERMAN, Edward LeRoy Farmer  7,928 40.99% CCF 
KING, William Lyon Mackenzie Gentleman  7,799 40.32% Lib. 
NELSON, Walter Hemming Active service  2,768 14.31% P.C. 
HALDEMAN, Joshua Norman Chiropractor  847 4.38% S.C. 

S.C. 1947, c.71

PRINCE ALBERT consisting of those parts of townships forty-five (45) to fifty-five (55) inclusive between range twenty-two (22) west of the second (2nd) meridian and range seven (7) west of the third (3rd) meridian, both inclusive lying north and west of the left bank of the South Saskatchewan river; township forty-four (44) in ranges three (3) to seven (7) inclusive west of the third (3rd) meridian; Okemasis and Beardy Indian Reserves numbers ninety-six (96) and ninety-seven (97); that part of the north half of township forty-four (44) in ranges one (1) and two (2) west of the third (3rd) meridian lying west of the left bank of South Saskatchewan river; together with all that part of the province lying north of the north boundary of township fifty-five (55) and between range twenty-two (22) west of the second (2nd) meridian and range ten (10) west of the third (3rd) meridian, both inclusive.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
21 1949/06/27 HELME, Francis Heselton Dealer  8,916 48.16% Lib. 
BOWERMAN, Edward LeRoy Farmer  7,341 39.65% CCF 
WHITTER, George Henry Merchant  2,258 12.20% P.C. 

S.C. 1952, c.48

PRINCE ALBERT consisting of townships fifty-eight (58) to sixty-four (64) inclusive in range eleven (11); townships fifty (50) to sixty-four (64) inclusive in ranges twelve (12) to fourteen (14) inclusive; townships forty-five (45) to sixty-four (64) inclusive or parts thereof lying north of the left bank of the Saskatchewan and the South Saskatchewan Rivers between the east outline of range fifteen (15) and the third meridian; that part of the province of Saskatchewan lying between the north outline of township sixty-four (64) and the north outline of township seventy-four (74) and extending from the east outline of range eleven (11) to the third meridian; all aforesaid lands being west of the second meridian; township forty-eight (48) to fifty-eight (58) inclusive in ranges one (1) to seven (7) inclusive; townships fifty-five (55) to fifty-eight (58) inclusive in range eight (8); together with the area described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the left bank of the North Saskatchewan River with the south boundary of township forty-four (44) range five (5); thence northeasterly following the left bank of said river to the north outline of township forty-seven (47) range two (2) west of the third meridian: thence east along the north boundary of said township forty-seven (47) to the west boundary of township forty-seven (47) range one (1); thence north along the west boundary of township forty-seven (47) range one (1) to its northwest corner; thence east along the north outline of township forty-seven (47) range one (1) to its northeast corner; thence south along the third meridian to the left bank of South Saskatchewan River; thence southwesterly along said left bank of said South Saskatchewan River to the north boundary of section sixteen (16) in township forty-four (44) range one; then west along the north boundary of sections sixteen (16) to eighteen (18) inclusive in said township forty-four (44) range one; thence continuing west along the north boundary of sections thirteen (13) to seventeen (17) inclusive to the east boundary of Duck Lake Indian Reserves numbers ninety-six (96) and ninety-seven (97) in township forty-four (44) range two (2); thence southerly and westerly following the boundary of aforesaid Indian Reserves to the southwest corner thereof; thence south to the southeast corner of township forty-four (44) range four (4); thence west along the south outline of township forty-four (44) ranges four (4) and five (5) to the point of commencement; Okemasis and Beardy Indian Reserves numbers ninety-six (96) and ninety-seven (97) and all other Indian Reserves lying within the above described lands; all aforesaid lands being west of the third meridian unless described otherwise.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
22 1953/08/10 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister-at-law  10,038 44.07% P.C. 
CORNEY, David Frederick Manager of marketing services  7,037 30.89% CCF 
GLASS, Floyd Robert Farmer  5,409 23.75% Lib. 
CLARKE, Phyllis Housewife  295 1.30% LPP 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
23 1957/06/10 DIEFENBAKER, John George Lawyer  12,349 53.08% P.C. 
GOODING, Robert Nathaniel Farmer and construction director  5,795 24.91% CCF 
PARTRIDGE, Russell Ernest Dentist  5,119 22.00% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
24 1958/03/31 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister  16,583 72.13% P.C. 
WIGGENS, Thora Elizabeth Housewife  3,870 16.83% CCF 
UNRUH, Ernie Manager  2,538 11.04% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
25 1962/06/18 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister  18,276 70.78% P.C. 
CARTER, Roger C. Barrister  4,173 16.16% N.D.P. 
NEWELL, George William Farmer  2,745 10.63% Lib. 
SOLHEIM, Ken Contractor  627 2.43% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
26 1963/04/08 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister  17,824 71.39% P.C. 
APPS, Henry Merrifield Shipper  3,373 13.51% N.D.P. 
FRASER, Harold John Solicitor  3,206 12.84% Lib. 
SOLHEIM, Kenneth Contractor  565 2.26% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
27 1965/11/08 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister  15,635 65.06% P.C. 
KACHUR, Peter Teacher  4,227 17.59% N.D.P. 
ANDREWS, Lenore Ramsland Receptionist  3,453 14.37% Lib. 
DASHCHUK, John Contractor  718 2.99% S.C. 

Representation Order, 1966

PRINCE ALBERT consisting of: In range 12, townships 54 and 55, and those parts of townships 52 and 53 lying north of the Saskatchewan River; In ranges 13 to 21 inclusive, townships 43 to 55 inclusive; In ranges 22, 23 and 24, townships 43 to 57 inclusive; In ranges 25 and 26, township 44 and townships north thereof to parallel of latitude 54 degrees north, excepting that part within Montreal Lake Indian Reserve No. 106; In ranges 27 and 28, the north half of township 43 and all townships north thereof to parallel of latitude 54 degrees north, excepting those parts lying within Indian Reserve No. 95 and Indian Reserve No. 101; All aforesaid ranges being west of the 2nd meridian; In range 1, west of the 3rd meridian, those parts of townships 52 and 53 lying within Little Red River Indian Reserve No. 106; Together with Prince Albert National Park and all Indian Reserves or parts thereof lying within the above described lands unless expressly excepted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
28 1968/06/25 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister  17,850 56.04% P.C. 
HARTLEY, Al Social worker  8,979 28.19% N.D.P. 
WEST, Philip Edward Lawyer  5,025 15.78% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
29 1972/10/30 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister  19,410 59.50% P.C. 
BEREZOWSKY, W.J. Farmer  9,115 27.94% N.D.P. 
PINEL, Leo F. Barrister  3,613 11.08% Lib. 
CAMPAGNA, Claude Self-employed  421 1.29% S.C. 
FAIR, Bill President and managing director  61 0.19% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
30 1974/07/08 DIEFENBAKER, John George Barrister-at-law  17,787 59.14% P.C. 
WIGGENS, Thora E. Housewife  6,496 21.60% N.D.P. 
WEST, Philip Edward Lawyer  5,426 18.04% Lib. 
COOLS, Joseph Gerrard Carpenter  366 1.22% S.C. 

Representation Order, 1976

PRINCE ALBERT consisting of: Range 19, that part of Township 49 lying north of the Saskatchewan River and Townships 50 to 54, together with the Cumberland Indian Reserve No. 100A; in Ranges 20 and 21, Townships 43 to 54 and those parts of Townships 55 to 60 lying west of the 105th Meridian of Longitude; in Ranges 22 to 24, Townships 43 to 60; in Range 25 and all ranges west thereof to the 3rd Meridian, Townships 42 to 60; all said ranges being west of the 2nd Meridian; in Ranges 1 to 7, Townships 42 to 54, together with the Prince Albert National Park; in Range 8, Townships 46 to 54; those portions of Townships 53 and 54, Range 9, lying within the Big River Indian Reserve No. 118; all said Ranges to 9 being west of the 3rd Meridian; together with all Indian Reserves lying within the above-described lands.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
31 1979/05/22 DIEFENBAKER, John George Lawyer  16,438 48.96% P.C. 
HOVDEBO, Stanley J. Educator  11,979 35.68% N.D.P. 
ABRAMETZ, Peter Lawyer  5,158 15.36% Lib. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Diefenbaker's death, 16-8-1979

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1979/11/19 HOVDEBO, Stanley J. Educator  10,941 37.98% N.D.P. 
EGGUM, Kris Lawyer  10,385 36.05% P.C. 
HARRADENCE, J.H. Clyne Lawyer  7,336 25.46% Lib. 
DE BRUYNE, John L. Salesman  147 0.51% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
32 1980/02/18 HOVDEBO, Stanley J. Educator  11,601 34.80% N.D.P. 
HARRADENCE, J.H. Clyne Lawyer  10,919 32.75% Lib. 
EGGUM, Kris Lawyer  10,819 32.45% P.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
33 1984/09/04 HOVDEBO, Stanley J. Educator  13,359 35.56% N.D.P. 
DOBROWOLSKY, Gordon Businessman  13,062 34.77% P.C. 
HARRADENCE, J.H. Clyne Lawyer  10,886 28.98% Lib. 
PANAS, Tony Clerk  262 0.70% C.R.W.P. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1988.


See:PRINCE ALBERT--CHURCHILL RIVER (Saskatchewan)(1988 - 1997)
SASKATOON--HUMBOLDT (Saskatchewan)(1988 - 2015)
THE BATTLEFORDS--MEADOW LAKE (Saskatchewan)(1979 - 1997)


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