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    19th Parliament


    Alberta
    ACADIA (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    QUELCH, Victor S.C. Farmer  3,767  45.34% 
    DAY, Arthur M. Lib. Physician  3,740  45.01% 
    SMITH, George B. CCF Farmer  802  9.65% 
    ATHABASKA (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    DECHENE, Joseph Miville Lib. Agent  5,961  46.46% 
    HAYHURST, William ND School principal  4,817  37.54% 
    ROWE, Percy John CCF Accountant  2,052  15.99% 
    BATTLE RIVER (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    FAIR, Robert ND Farmer  5,045  41.17% 
    PITMAN, Ernest Arthur Lib. Farmer  3,808  31.08% 
    SPENCER, Henry Elvins CCF Farmer  3,401  27.75% 
    BOW RIVER (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    JOHNSTON, Charles Edward S.C. Teacher  5,410  34.34% 
    CLAYPOOL, A.B. Lib. Farmer  4,050  25.71% 
    MANNING, M.E. Nat. Gov. Barrister  3,248  20.62% 
    LIESMER, A.J.E. CCF Teacher  2,197  13.95% 
    ANDERSON, Lawrence Comm. Carpenter  847  5.38% 
    CALGARY EAST (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    ROSS, George Henry Lib. Barrister  5,815  27.54% 
    LANDERYOU, John Charles S.C. Chef  5,330  25.24% 
    FARTHING, Hugh Cragg Nat. Gov. Barrister  4,987  23.61% 
    KELLOWAY, Warwick Freeman CCF Clergyman  4,986  23.61% 
    CALGARY WEST (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    EDWARDS, Manley J. Lib. Barrister  7,299  36.87% 
    CUNNINGTON, Douglas George Leopold Nat. Gov. Insurance broker  6,896  34.83% 
    WILKINSON, Rose ND Graduate nurse  4,159  21.01% 
    JOHNSON, J. Albert CCF Carpenter  1,444  7.29% 
    CAMROSE (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    MARSHALL, James Alexander S.C. Municipal secretary  6,359  49.42% 
    CLAEYS, Charles Lib. Farmer  4,443  34.53% 
    LEFSRUD, Sigurd CCF Barrister  2,065  16.05% 
    EDMONTON EAST (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    CASSELMAN, Frederick C. Lib. Barrister  8,948  43.67% 
    KENNEDY, Orvis A. ND Salesman  7,279  35.52% 
    GEE, Sidney J. Nat. Gov. Contractor  2,302  11.23% 
    LEE, Clifford E. CCF Druggist  1,962  9.57% 
    EDMONTON WEST (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    MACKINNON, James Angus Lib. Manager  12,350  56.87% 
    OGILVIE, James H. Nat. Gov. Barrister  4,054  18.67% 
    GILLIES, John B. ND Insurance agent  3,695  17.02% 
    CRAWFORD, Mary R. CCF Teacher  1,616  7.44% 
    JASPER--EDSON (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    KUHL, Walter Frederick ND Teacher  6,363  38.37% 
    KNIGHT, Arthur Allan Lib. Farmer  6,283  37.89% 
    CRITCHLOW, Hugh CCF Farmer  2,102  12.68% 
    BAMBER, Sydney Nat. Gov. Farmer  1,835  11.07% 
    LETHBRIDGE (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    BLACKMORE, John Horne ND Teacher  6,362  41.03% 
    FAIRBAIRN, Lynden Eldon Lib. Barrister  5,538  35.72% 
    STEWART, John Smith Nat. Gov. Dentist  3,605  23.25% 
    MACLEOD (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    HANSELL, Ernest George S.C. Clergyman  6,655  39.84% 
    MCKENNA, Francis Olestes Lib. Barrister  4,829  28.91% 
    DAVIS, Grier Rider Nat. Gov. Barrister  3,039  18.19% 
    MCBRIDE, Ruth House CCF Housewife  2,180  13.05% 
    MEDICINE HAT (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    GERSHAW, Frederick William Lib. Physician  9,439  63.08% 
    MITCHELL, Archibald Hugh ND Farmer  5,524  36.92% 
    PEACE RIVER (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    SISSONS, John Howard Lib. Barrister  6,426  41.28% 
    PELLETIER, René-Antoine ND Telegrapher  5,347  34.35% 
    MACKLIN, Irwin Victor CCF Farmer  3,307  21.24% 
    BRULOTTE, Louis-Napoléon Ind. Farmer  488  3.13% 
    RED DEER (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    SHAW, Frederick Davis S.C. Teacher  5,583  36.77% 
    BURY, Absalom Clark Lib. Notary  4,134  27.23% 
    MORRISON, P.N.R. CCF Teacher  2,771  18.25% 
    STONHOUSE, Arthur A. Nat. Gov. Farmer  2,694  17.74% 
    VEGREVILLE (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    HLYNKA, Anthony S.C. Publisher  5,083  36.12% 
    ARCHER, A.E. Lib. Physician  4,605  32.72% 
    HALINA, William U Prog Accountant  2,727  19.38% 
    BOUTILLIER, Herbert R. CCF Farmer  1,658  11.78% 
    WETASKIWIN (1940/03/26)
    Candidate Party Occupation Votes Votes (%) Elected
    JAQUES, Norman S.C. Retired farmer  6,245  39.95% 
    CAMPBELL, Walter Stephen Lib. Agent  4,392  28.10% 
    HASKINS, Robert Henry CCF Farmer  2,539  16.24% 
    RUSSELL, Charles Homer Nat. Gov. Barrister  2,456  15.71% 


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