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Date of Birth ( 1836.05.12
Place of Birth: Stewarton, Scotland
Deceased Date ( 1874.07.04 (38 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Author, correspondent, newspaper editor, newspaper owner
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 631 Days (1 year, 8 months, 23 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Marquette, Manitoba During trial of election petition, Mr. Cunningham was declared defeated, as a result ot the scrutiny of votes. Liberal 1874.08.25
Marquette, Manitoba Died in office. Liberal 1874.01.22 Elected
Marquette, Manitoba Liberal 1872.10.12 During the general election of 1872, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1872-07-20 and 1872-10-12. Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1872.10.12 - 1874.07.04

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Expiring Laws Member 3rd Parl., 1st Session (1874.03.26 - 1874.05.26)
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 3rd Parl., 1st Session (1874.03.26 - 1874.05.26)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 3rd Parl., 1st Session (1874.03.26 - 1874.05.26)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (
Liberal Party Northwest Territories 1874.05.07 - 1874.07.04
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (
N/A Northwest Territories 1874.05.07 - 1874.07.04
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (
Council Northwest Territories 1874.05.07 - 1874.07.04
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • [Gordie Short's letters].
    [S.l. : s.n.; s.d.].

^ Other Related Bibliographical Sources

  • Original papers: [correspondence with Bishops; and, letters, journals and papers of missionaries and others], 1861-1880 [microform].
    [London, England : Church Missionary Society; 1861-1880.]. 1 reel : microfilm ; 35 mm. + Listing and guide to the microfilm collection (132 p.)


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