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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



WRIGHT, Quebec (1896 - 1949)


See:OTTAWA (COUNTY OF) (Quebec)(1867 - 1896)

S.C. 1892, c.11

The electoral district of Wright shall consist of the city of Hull, the town of Aylmer, the township of Templeton, including the village of Pointe-à-Gatineau, the townships of Hull, Eardley, Masham, Wakefield, Lowe, Denholm, Aylwin, Hincks, Bowman, Bigelow, Blake, Northfield, Wright, Bouchette, Cameron, Wabasse, Bouthillier, Kensington, Maniwaki, Egan, Lytton, Sicotte, Aumond, Robertson, and all the unorganized territories west of the River du Lièvre to the southern boundary of the county of Montcalm.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
8 1896/06/23 DEVLIN, C.R. merchant  2,975 53.43% Lib 
MCDOUGALL, J.M.   2,593 46.57% Cons. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Devlin being appointed immigration agent in Ireland, 15-3-1897

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1897/03/23 CHAMPAGNE, L.N. lawyer  2,842 57.89% Lib 
MCDOUGALL, J.M.   2,067 42.11% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
9 1900/11/07 CHAMPAGNE, L.N. lawyer  2,953 58.74% Lib 
MCDOUGALL, J.M.   2,074 41.26% Cons. 

S.C. 1903, c.60

The electoral district of Wright shall consist of the townships of Aylwin, Aumond, Baskatong, Bouchette, Cameron, Denholm, Eardley, Egan, Hincks, Hull, Kensington, Low, Lytton, Maniwaki, Masham, Northfield, Sicotte, Templeton, Wakefield and Wright, together with the villages and other municipal subdivisions of the said townships, the city of Hull the town of Aylmer, and all the unorganized territory bounded on the north-east by the county of Montcalm and on the east by a line formed by the production northwards of the eastern boundary line of the township of Baskatong.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
10 1904/11/03 LAURIER, Sir Wilfrid lawyer  3,250 61.39% Lib 
LABELLE, F.-A.-A.   2,044 38.61% Cons. 

By-Election:   Mr. Laurier elected to sit for Quebec East, 20-1-1905

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1905/02/13 DEVLIN, E.B. lawyer  1,857 44.25% Lib 
MCDOUGALL, J.M.   1,685 40.15% Cons. 
COUSINEAU, Louis   655 15.61% I Con 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
11 1908/10/26 DEVLIN, Emmanuel B. lawyer  3,562 55.54% Lib 
LABELLE, François Amable Albert   2,851 44.46% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
12 1911/09/21 DEVLIN, Emmanuel Berchmans lawyer  4,003 58.68% Lib 
COUSINEAU, Louis   2,819 41.32% Cons. 

S.C. 1914, c.51

The electoral district of Wright which shall be constituted as present less Hull city, East and West Hull, Gatineau Point, East and West Templeton, which are transferred to the new electoral district of Hull.

S.C. 1915, c.19

The electoral district of Wright which shall be constituted as present less Hull City, East and West Hull, Gatineau Point, East, West and North Templeton, and the municipality of South Hull, which are transferred to the new electoral district of Hull.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
13 1917/12/17 DEVLIN, Emmanuel Berchmans lawyer  2,860 68.45% Opp 
PRITCHARD, Andrew   1,318 31.55% Union 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
14 1921/12/06 GENDRON, Romuald-Montézuma farmer  4,510 58.95% Lib 
ELLARD, Herbert Miller farmer  1,590 20.78%
LABELLE, François-Albert notary  1,551 20.27% Cons. 

S.C. 1924, c.63

WRIGHT consisting of that part of the County of Hull not included in the electoral district of Hull, together with that part of the County of Labelle included in the township of Blake.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
15 1925/10/29 PERRAS, Fizalane William merchant  4,685 54.11% Lib 
LABELLE, François-Albert notary  3,973 45.89% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
16 1926/09/14 PERRAS, Fizalam William lumber merchant  5,950 53.82% Lib 
LABELLE, François-Albert notary  5,105 46.18% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
17 1930/07/28 PERRAS, Fizalam-William lumber merchant  6,015 54.95% Lib 
COUSINEAU, Louis lawyer  4,932 45.05% Cons. 

S.C. 1933, c.54

WRIGHT consisting of:

(a) the county of Gatineau;

(b) that part of the county of Labelle included in the township of Blake.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
18 1935/10/14 PERRAS, Fizalam-William merchant  5,945 56.05% Lib 
BEAUCHAMP, Jean-Noël lawyer  2,540 23.95% Cons. 
LAVIGNE, Wilfrid-Jean automobile dealer  1,296 12.22% Rec 
CROSS, Freeman Thomas manufacturer  825 7.78% Ind. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Perras' death, 28-6-1936

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1936/08/03 LEDUC, Rodolphe dental surgeon  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
19 1940/03/26 LEDUC, Rodolphe dental surgeon  7,260 67.59% Lib 
BELL, Halliday gentleman  2,310 21.50% Na Gov 
HUBERT, Augustin merchant  1,172 10.91% I Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
20 1945/06/11 RAYMOND, Joseph-Léon notary  6,460 55.19% Lib 
LOGUE, John Charles accountant  2,634 22.50% P.C. 
DESJARDINS, Jean-Paul merchant  1,067 9.11% CCF 
LÉCUYER, Ludger farmer  1,019 8.70% BPC 
LAVIGNE, Alphée legionary  352 3.01% I PC 
FAVIER, Gérald accountant  174 1.49% I Lib 

The electoral district was abolished in 1949.


See:GATINEAU (Quebec)(1949 - 1988)


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