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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



QU'APPELLE, Saskatchewan (1908 - 1968)


See:QU'APPELLE (Northwest Territories)(1904 - 1908)

The electoral district of Qu'Appelle-as defined by Chapter 60, 3 E VII, 19 03 (Northwest Territories, section 1) was originally within the geographical region of the Northwest Territories. With the creation of the province of Saskatchewan in 1905, Qu'Appelle continued as an electoral district within the province.

S.C. 1905, c.42, s.5

Alberta shall, until the termination of the Parliament of Canada existing at the time of the first readjustment hereinafter provided for, continue to be represented in the House of Commons as provided by chapter 60 of the statutes of 1903, each of the electoral districts defined in that part of the schedule to the said Act which relates to the North-west Territories, whether such district is wholly in one of the said provinces, or partly in one and partly in the other of them, being represented by one member.

S.C. 1903, c.60

The electoral district of Qu'Appelle, bounded as follows:-Commencing at the intersection of the southern boundary of the provisional district of Assiniboia by the meridian between the sixth and seventh ranges west of the second meridian; thence northerly along the said meridian between the sixth and seventh ranges to the north boundary of the twenty-fourth township; thence westerly along the north boundary of the twenty-fourth townships to the meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges to the north boundary of the fourteenth township; thence westerly along the north boundary of the fourteenth townships to the meridian between the twenty-third and twenty-fourth ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the twenty-third and twentyfourth ranges to the southern boundary of the provisional district of Assiniboia; thence easterly along the said southern boundary of the provisional district of Assiniboia to the point of commencement.

Richard S. Lake (Con) was the sitting Member of the constituency.

S.C. 1907, c.41

The electoral district of Qu'Appelle, bounded as follows: Commencing at the east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan where it is intersected by the north boundary of the eleventh township; thence northerly along the said east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan to the Qu'Appelle river; thence along the Qu'Appelle river up stream to the meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges west of the second meridian to the said north boundary of the eleventh township; thence easterly along the north boundary of the eleventh townships to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
11 1908/10/26 LAKE, Richard Stuart Farmer  3,833 50.34% Cons. 
BROWN, J.T.   3,781 49.66% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
12 1911/09/21 THOMSON, Levi Lawyer  4,298 52.59% Lib. 
LAKE, Richard Stuart Lawyer  3,874 47.41% Cons. 

S.C. 1914, c.51

The electoral district of Qu'Appelle, bounded as follows:- Commencing at the east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan where it is intersected by the north boundary of the eleventh township; thence northerly along the said east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan to the Qu'Appelle river; thence along the Qu'Appelle river up stream to the meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges west of the second meridian to the north boundary of the fifteenth townships; thence easterly along the said north boundary of the fifteenth townships to the meridian between the tenth and eleventh ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the tenth and eleventh ranges west of the second meridian to the north boundary of the eleventh townships; thence easterly along the north boundary of the eleventh townships to the point of commencement. The said electoral district of Qu'Appelle shall return one member.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
13 1917/12/17 THOMSON, Levi Lawyer  accl.   Uni L-C 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
14 1921/12/06 MILLAR, John School teacher  8,350 69.27% Prog. 
PERLEY, Ernest Edward Farmer  3,705 30.73% Cons. 

S.C. 1924, c.63

QU'APPELLE consisting of those portions of townships twelve (12) to nineteen (19) inclusive, in ranges thirty (30) to thirty-four (34) inclusive, west of the principal meridian and in ranges one (1) to ten (10) inclusive, west of the second meridian, and of townships seventeen (17) to twenty-one (21) inclusive, in ranges eleven (11) to sixteen (16) inclusive, west of the second meridian lying to the south of Qu'Appelle river and extending to the left bank thereof, but not including the Muscowpetung Indian Reserve (No. 80), together with the whole of Pasqua Indian Reserve.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
15 1925/10/29 MILLAR, John School teacher  5,272 53.40% Prog. 
LYND, William Wallace Barrister  4,600 46.60% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
16 1926/09/14 MILLAR, John School teacher  7,778 56.90% L.P. 
LYND, William Wallace Barrister  5,891 43.10% Cons. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
17 1930/07/28 PERLEY, Ernest Edward Farmer  7,888 53.32% Lib. 
MILLAR, John School teacher  6,905 46.68% L.P. 

S.C. 1933, c.54

QU'APPELLE consisting of townships eleven (11) to sixteen (16) inclusive in ranges thirty (30) to thirty-four (34) inclusive, west of the principal meridian; townships twelve in ranges one (1) to three (3) inclusive, and townships thirteen (13) in ranges one (1) to four (4) inclusive, west of the second meridian; townships fourteen (14) to sixteen (16) inclusive in ranges one (1) to nine (9) inclusive, west of the second meridian; townships sixteen (16) in ranges seventeen (17) to nineteen (19) inclusive west of the second meridian; and all those portions of townships seventeen (17) to twenty-one (21) inclusive, in ranges thirty (30) to thirty-three (33) inclusive west of the principal meridian and in ranges one (1) to nineteen (19) inclusive west of the second meridian, lying south of the centre line of Qu'Appelle river, excepting the city of Regina and those portions of sections one (1), two (2) and three (3) in townships twenty-one (21) range thirteen (13) and sections thirty-four (34), thirty-five (35) and thirty-six (36) in township twenty (20) range thirteen (13), west of the second meridian, lying south of the centre line of the Qu'Appelle river.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
18 1935/10/14 PERLEY, Ernest Edward Farmer  5,769 36.64% Cons. 
MCCOWAN, James Alexander Farmer  5,579 35.44% Lib. 
HERMAN, John Frederick Farmer  2,210 14.04% CCF 
THAUBERGER, Joseph Alois Salesman  2,186 13.88% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
19 1940/03/26 PERLEY, Ernest Edward Farmer  8,236 54.87% Nat. Gov. 
MCCOWAN, James Alexander Farmer  6,775 45.13% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
20 1945/06/11 STRUM, Gladys Grace Mae Housewife  6,146 37.40% CCF 
PERLEY, Ernest Edward Farmer  5,415 32.95% P.C. 
MCNAUGHTON, Andrew George Latta Engineer  4,871 29.64% Lib. 

S.C. 1947, c.71

QU'APPELLE consisting of all those portions of range thirty (30) west of the first meridian to range nineteen (19) west of the second meridian, inclusive, which lie south of the Qu'Appelle river and north of the north boundary of township twelve (12); together with townships thirteen (13) to fifteen (15) inclusive in range twenty (20) west of the second meridian; excepting the city of Regina, the Pasquia Indian Reserve number seventy-nine (79), and those portions of township twenty-one (21) in ranges thirteen (13) and fourteen (14) west of the second meridian, which lie south of the Fishing Lakes and Qu'Appelle river.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
21 1949/06/27 DEWAR, Austin Edwin Agent  9,017 44.72% Lib. 
STRUM, Gladys Grace Mae Housewife  7,629 37.83% CCF 
WILLIAMS, Rhys Graham Inspector  3,519 17.45% P.C. 

S.C. 1952, c.48

QU'APPELLE consisting of townships thirteen (13) to eighteen (18) inclusive, or parts thereof, lying south of the Qu'Appelle River between the east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan and the second meridian; those portions of township twelve (12) situated north of the north boundaries of sections twelve (12) to seven (7) inclusive in all ranges between the east boundary of the province of Saskatchewan and the second meridian; the north half of township twelve (12) and townships thirteen (13) to twenty-one (21) inclusive, or parts thereof, lying south of the Qu'Appelle River in ranges one (1) to eighteen (18) inclusive; the north half of township twelve (12) and townships thirteen (13) to fifteen (15) inclusive in ranges nineteen (19) and twenty (20); the east half of townships sixteen (16) to twenty (20) inclusive and that part of the east half of township twenty-one (21) lying south of Qu'Appelle River all in Range nineteen (19); all being west of the second meridian unless described otherwise; together with all Indian Reserves or parts thereof lying within the above described lands; and excluding those portions of township twenty-one (21) in ranges thirteen (13) and fourteen (14) which lie south of the Fishing Lakes and Qu'Appelle River.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
22 1953/08/10 MANG, Henry Philip Farmer  6,988 38.45% Lib. 
HOCKLEY, Lawrence Irwin Farmer  5,612 30.88% CCF 
HAMILTON, Francis Alvin George Provincial leader of PC party  4,930 27.13% P.C. 
KOVATCH, Anton Edward Manager and farmer  644 3.54% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
23 1957/06/10 HAMILTON, Francis Alvin George Teacher  6,217 34.24% P.C. 
MANG, Henry Philip Farmer  5,512 30.36% Lib. 
KENNEDY, Norman Farmer  4,279 23.57% CCF 
ISMAN, David Dealer  2,150 11.84% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
24 1958/03/31 HAMILTON, Francis Alvin George Teacher  10,514 59.03% P.C. 
KEARNS, Thomas Printer  4,357 24.46% Lib. 
KENNEDY, Norman Farmer  2,941 16.51% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
25 1962/06/18 HAMILTON, Francis Alvin George Minister of Agriculture  10,680 58.45% P.C. 
PREFONTAINE, L.L. Physician  4,291 23.48% Lib. 
RICHARDSON, Harry E. Farmer  2,188 11.97% N.D.P. 
HAUSER, Herman A. Farmer  1,113 6.09% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
26 1963/04/08 HAMILTON, Francis Alvin George Minister of Agriculture  10,690 60.19% P.C. 
PREFONTAINE, L.L. Physician  4,312 24.28% Lib. 
KENNEDY, Norman Farmer  2,028 11.42% N.D.P. 
FREDLUND, Edwin Farmer  729 4.10% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
27 1965/11/08 HAMILTON, Francis Alvin George Teacher  9,579 57.55% P.C. 
LENZ, Charlie Farmer  4,033 24.23% Lib. 
ARGUE, Clif Farmer  2,658 15.97% N.D.P. 
TOTTEN, Wilfred Retired  375 2.25% S.C. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1968.


See:ASSINIBOIA (Saskatchewan)(1908 - 1988)
QU'APPELLE--MOOSE MOUNTAIN (Saskatchewan)(1968 - 1988)
REGINA EAST (Saskatchewan)(1968 - 1979)
REGINA--LAKE CENTRE (Saskatchewan)(1968 - 1979)


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