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First Parliament

Term:  1867-11-06 - 1872-07-08

Duration:  1706 days (4 years, 8 months, 2 days)

Government Type:  Majority Government

Government Party:  

  • Liberal-Conservative

Number of Sessions:  5

Writs Issued:  1867-08-06

Date of the General Election:  1867-09-20

Date of the Return of the Writs:  1867-09-24

Prime Minister:

  • Macdonald, John Alexander (1867-07-01 - 1873-11-05)

Leader of the Official Opposition:

Sessions

Sessions Term: Duration Senate Sittings House of Commons Sittings
5th 1872-04-11 - 1872-06-14 64 41 46
4th 1871-02-15 - 1871-04-14 58 39 43
1st 1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22 198 75 83
3rd 1870-02-15 - 1870-05-12 86 57 62
2nd 1869-04-15 - 1869-06-22 68 43 49

Duration of Sittings and Recess of the House of Commons

5th Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1872-04-11 - 1872-06-14 46
Prorogation 1872-06-14 - 1872-06-14  
Intersession 1872-06-15 - 1872-07-07 23
Dissolution 1872-07-08 - 1872-07-08  

4th Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1871-02-15 - 1871-04-14 43
Recess 1871-04-07 - 1871-04-07 1
Weekend Sitting 1871-04-08 - 1871-04-08  
Recess 1871-04-09 - 1871-04-09 1
HoC Sitting 1871-04-10 - 1871-04-10  
Prorogation 1871-04-14 - 1871-04-14  
Intersession 1871-04-15 - 1872-04-10 362

3rd Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1870-02-15 - 1870-05-12 62
Weekend Sitting 1870-04-15 - 1870-04-15  
Weekend Sitting 1870-04-16 - 1870-04-16  
Recess 1870-04-17 - 1870-04-18 2
Weekend Sitting 1870-04-24 - 1870-04-24  
Prorogation 1870-05-12 - 1870-05-12  
Intersession 1870-05-13 - 1871-02-14 278

2nd Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1869-04-15 - 1869-06-22 49
Weekend Sitting 1869-06-13 - 1869-06-13  
Prorogation 1869-06-22 - 1869-06-22  
Intersession 1869-06-23 - 1870-02-14 237

1st Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1867-11-06 - 1867-12-21 36
Christmas Recess 1867-12-22 - 1868-03-11 81
HoC Sitting 1868-03-12 - 1868-04-07 18
Easter Recess 1868-04-08 - 1868-04-13 6
HoC Sitting 1868-04-14 - 1868-05-22 29
Prorogation 1868-05-22 - 1868-05-22  
Intersession 1868-05-23 - 1869-04-14 327

Speeches from the Throne

(05) 5th Session (1872-04-11 - 1872-06-14)

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Mover of Address: Nathan, Henry
Seconder of Address: Carter, Edward Brock

House of Commons Debates: 1872-04-12, p. 15, 17
House of Commons Journals: 1872-04-12, vol. 5, p. 9


(04) 4th Session (1871-02-15 - 1871-04-14)

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Mover of Address: Lacerte, Élie
Seconder of Address: Kirkpatrick, Thomas

House of Commons Debates: 1871-02-16, p. 16, 17
House of Commons Journals: 1871-02-16, vol. 4, p. 11


(03) 3rd Session (1870-02-15 - 1870-05-12)

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Mover of Address: Savary, Alfred William
Seconder of Address: Scriver, Julius

House of Commons Debates: 1870-02-17, p. 13, 18
House of Commons Journals: 1870-02-17, vol. 3, p. 13


(02) 2nd Session (1869-04-15 - 1869-06-22)

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Mover of Address: Simpson, Wemyss Mackenzie
Seconder of Address: Bolton, John

House of Commons Debates: 1869-04-16, p. 5, 7
House of Commons Journals: 1869-04-16, vol. 2, p. 16


(01) 1st Session (1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22)

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Mover of Address: Fisher, Charles
Seconder of Address: Desaulniers, Louis-Léon Lesieur

House of Commons Debates: 1867-11-08, p. 7, 8
House of Commons Journals: 1867-11-08, vol. 1, p. 9


Budgets

Date of First Budget: 1867-12-07

Number of Days Between General Election and First Budget: 78 days

Number of Days Between Opening of Parliament and First Budget: 31 days


Date: 1872-04-30

House of Commons Debates: pp. 223-53

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Hincks, Francis

Pages refer to "Cotton Debates", contract Hansard prepared by John Cotton of the Ottawa Times.


Date: 1871-03-10

House of Commons Debates: pp. 373-416

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Hincks, Francis

Pages refer to "Cotton Debates", contract Hansard prepared by John Cotton of the Ottawa Times.


Date: 1870-04-07

House of Commons Debates: pp. 912-48

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Hincks, Francis

The 1867-1870 debates were reconstructed by Professor Peter B. Waite of Dalhousie University from newspaper accounts known as "scrapbook debates". Pages refer to "Cotton Debates", contract Hansard prepared by John Cotton of the Ottawa Times.


Date: 1869-05-07

House of Commons Debates: pp. 195-223

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Rose, John

The 1867-1870 debates were reconstructed by Professor Peter B. Waite of Dalhousie University from newspaper accounts known as "scrapbook debates".


Date: 1868-04-28

House of Commons Debates: pp. 573-80

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Rose, John

The 1867-1870 debates were reconstructed by Professor Peter B. Waite of Dalhousie University from newspaper accounts known as "scrapbook debates".


Date: 1867-12-07

House of Commons Debates: pp. 211-18

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Rose, John

The 1867-1870 debates were reconstructed by Professor Peter B. Waite of Dalhousie University from newspaper accounts known as "scrapbook debates".


Senate Nominations

Senate Appointments
Name Province / Territory Date of Appointment
Panet, Louis Quebec 1871-02-10
Smith, Frank Ontario 1871-02-02
Macfarlane, Alexander Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Dever, James New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman Nova Scotia 1872-03-27
Sutherland, John Manitoba 1871-12-13
Perry, Ebenezer Ontario 1871-02-02
Glasier, John New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Chapais, Jean-Charles Quebec 1868-01-30
Carrall, Robert William Weir British Columbia 1871-12-13
Benson, James Rea Ontario 1868-03-14
Cornwall, Clement Francis British Columbia 1871-12-13
Read, Robert Ontario 1871-02-24
Northup, Jeremiah Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Churchill, Ezra Nova Scotia 1871-02-03
De Léry, Alexandre-René Chaussegros Quebec 1871-12-13
McLelan, Archibald Woodbury Nova Scotia 1869-06-21
Macdonald, William John British Columbia 1871-12-13
Girard, Marc-Amable Manitoba 1871-12-13

By-Elections

Date of Election Name Constituency Political Affiliation
1870-04-27 Kirkpatrick, George Airey Frontenac (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-11-11 Pope, John Henry Compton (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1871-03-02 Lynch, James S. Marquette (Manitoba) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-03-02 McKay, Angus Marquette (Manitoba) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-03-02 Schultz, John Christian Lisgar (Manitoba) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-03-02 Smith, Donald Alexander Selkirk (Manitoba) Independent Conservative
1869-09-09 Archibald, Adams George Colchester (Nova Scotia) Liberal-Conservative
1869-07-12 McDougall, John Lorn Renfrew South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-11-29 Moffat, George Restigouche (New Brunswick) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-06-30 Cumberland, Frederick William Algoma (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-09-15 Dugas, Firmin Montcalm (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-11-29 Dunkin, Christopher Brome (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-11-29 Morris, Alexander Lanark South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1870-08-15 Fournier, Télesphore Bellechasse (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1868-08-14 Wright, Amos York West (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-11-18 Barthe, Georges Isidore Richelieu (Quebec) Independent Conservative
1868-10-28 Pickard, John York (New Brunswick) Independent Liberal
1869-11-13 Hincks, Francis Renfrew North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
1871-12-19 Thompson, Joshua Spencer Cariboo District (British Columbia) Liberal-Conservative
1871-12-19 Houghton, Charles Frederick Yale District (British Columbia) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-09-01 Delorme, Louis St. Hyacinthe (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-03-20 White, John Hastings East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-03-13 Caldwell, William Murray Restigouche (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-11-24 Nathan, Henry Victoria (British Columbia) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-11-24 De Cosmos, Amor Victoria (British Columbia) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-10-30 Scriver, Julius Huntingdon (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-12-13 Nelson, Hugh New Westminster District (British Columbia) Liberal-Conservative
1868-10-17 McDougall, William Three Rivers (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1870-06-15 Tupper, Charles Cumberland (Nova Scotia) Conservative (1867-1942)
1867-11-28 Rose, John Huntingdon (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1870-07-18 Tourangeau, Adolphe Guillet dit Quebec East (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-04-24 Howe, Joseph Hants (Nova Scotia) Liberal-Conservative
1868-04-20 Ryan, Michael Patrick Montreal West (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1869-01-18 Ross, James Wellington Centre (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-03-03 Delorme, Pierre Provencher (Manitoba) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-11-17 Carter, Edward Brock Brome (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-10-30 Lacerte, Élie Saint Maurice (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-04-13 Merritt, Thomas Rodman Lincoln (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1867-12-11 Langlois, Jean Montmorency (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-04-20 Killam, Frank Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-04-20 Le Vesconte, Isaac Richmond (Nova Scotia) Conservative (1867-1942)
1870-06-23 Chipman, Leverett de Veber Kings (Nova Scotia) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-07-05 Baker, George Barnard Missisquoi (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1870-11-08 Pearson, Frederick M. Colchester (Nova Scotia) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-02-17 Pelletier, Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Kamouraska (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-07-14 Pouliot, Barthélemy L'Islet (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-12-15 Wallace, Robert Vancouver Island (British Columbia) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-12-24 Hutchison, Richard Northumberland (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada

General Election (1867-09-20)

Name Constituency Political Affiliation
Blanchet, Joseph-Godric Lévis (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Currier, Joseph Merrill Ottawa (City of) (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Campbell, Stewart Guysborough (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Workman, Thomas Montreal Centre (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
McGee, Thomas D'Arcy Montreal West (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Renaud, Auguste Kent (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Savary, Alfred William Digby (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Cheval dit St-Jacques, Guillaume Rouville (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Brown, James Hastings West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Boucher de Niverville, Louis-Charles Three Rivers (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pouliot, Barthélemy L'Islet (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McMillan, Donald Vaudreuil (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Tremblay, Pierre Alexis Chicoutimi--Saguenay (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Burton, Francis Henry Durham East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Wood, Edmund Burke Brant South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Connell, Charles Carleton (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
McMillan, John Restigouche (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Ryan, George King's (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Holmes, John Carleton (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Tupper, Charles Cumberland (Nova Scotia) Conservative (1867-1942)
Godin, François Benjamin Joliette (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
McDonald, Hugh Antigonish (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Holton, Luther Hamilton Châteauguay (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Mills, David Bothwell (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Jones, Francis Leeds North and Grenville North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Galt, Alexander Tilloch Sherbrooke (Town of) (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Dunkin, Christopher Brome (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Beaty, James Toronto East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Carmichael, James William Pictou (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Macdonald, John Sandfield Cornwall (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Killam, Thomas Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Fortin, Pierre Gaspé (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Street, Thomas Clark Welland (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Irvine, George Mégantic (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Beaubien, Joseph-Octave Montmagny (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McDonald, Angus Peter Middlesex West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Gendron, Pierre Samuel Bagot (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Howe, Joseph Hants (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Dufresne, Joseph Montcalm (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cameron, John Hillyard Peel (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Oliver, Thomas Oxford North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Langevin, Hector-Louis Dorchester (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pâquet, Anselme Homère Berthier (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Drew, George Alexander Wellington North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Daoust, Jean-Baptiste Two Mountains (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Snider, George Grey North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Stephenson, Rufus Kent (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Colby, Charles Carroll Stanstead (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Béchard, François Iberville (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Masson, Luc Hyacinthe Soulanges (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Abbott, John Joseph Caldwell Argenteuil (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Macdonald, Donald Alexander Glengarry (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Cockburn, James Northumberland West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cauchon, Joseph Édouard Montmorency (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Harrison, Robert Alexander West Toronto (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Rymal, Joseph Wentworth South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Geoffrion, Félix Verchères (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Cartwright, Richard John Lennox (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cameron, Hugh Inverness (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Read, Robert Hastings East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Chamberlin, Brown Missisquoi (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Desaulniers, Louis-Léon Lesieur Saint Maurice (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Brousseau, Jean Docile Portneuf (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McKeagney, James Charles Cape Breton (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Walsh, Aquila Norfolk North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Munroe, John H. Elgin West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Gibbs, Thomas Nicholson Ontario South (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Gaucher, Guillaume Gamelin Jacques Cartier (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pinsonneault, Alfred Laprairie (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Wells, James Pearson York North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Coupal dit La Reine, Sixte Napierville (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
McLelan, Archibald Woodbury Colchester (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Simard, Georges-Honoré Quebec-Centre (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cayley, Michael Beauharnois (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Morison, John Victoria North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Jackson, George Grey South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Bown, John Young Brant North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Anglin, Timothy Warren Gloucester (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
McDougall, William Lanark North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Ross, Walter Prince Edward (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Croke, William Joseph Richmond (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Crawford, John Willoughby Leeds South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Forbes, James Fraser Queens (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Thompson, David Haldimand (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Chipman, William Henry Kings (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Morrison, Angus Niagara (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
McCarthy, Thomas Richelieu (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Wallace, John Albert (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Blake, Edward Durham West (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Benoit, Pierre Basile Chambly (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Bowman, Isaac Erb Waterloo North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Robitaille, Théodore Bonaventure (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McLachlin, Daniel Renfrew South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Heath, Edmund Pontiac (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ray, William Hallett Annapolis (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Burpee, Charles Sunbury (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Caron, George Maskinongé (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Hagar, Albert Peter Prescott (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Kierzkowski, Alexandre Edouard St. Hyacinthe (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Smith, Albert James Westmorland (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Bolton, John Charlotte (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Kempt, George Victoria South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
McDonald, Edmund Mortimer Lunenburg (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Cartier, George-Étienne Montreal East (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Scatcherd, Thomas Middlesex North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Coffin, Thomas Shelburne (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
MacFarlane, Robert Perth South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Costigan, John Victoria (New Brunswick) Liberal-Conservative
Howland, William Pierce York West (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
McMonies, James Wentworth North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Sénécal, Louis Adélard Drummond--Arthabaska (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Power, Patrick Halifax (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Jones, Alfred Gilpin Halifax (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Mackenzie, Alexander Lambton (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Carling, John London (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Bourassa, François St. John's (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Gray, John Hamilton City and County of St. John (New Brunswick) Conservative (1867-1942)
Thompson, John Auld Ontario North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Keeler, Joseph Northumberland East (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Parker, Thomas Sutherland Wellington Centre (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Metcalfe, James York East (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Young, James Waterloo South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
McGreevy, Thomas Quebec West (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Lapum, James N. Addington (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Hurdon, Francis Bruce South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Casault, Louis Napoléon Bellechasse (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ault, Samuel Stormont (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
McCallum, Lachlin Monck (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Crawford, James Brockville (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pozer, Christian Henry Beauce (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Grover, Peregrine Maitland Peterborough East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Morris, Alexander Lanark South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Rankin, John Renfrew North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Huntington, Lucius Seth Shefford (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Benson, James Rea Lincoln (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Grant, James Alexander Russell (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ross, John Jones Champlain (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Fisher, Charles York (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Stirton, David Wellington South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Bellerose, Joseph Hyacinthe Laval (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Perry, Charles Peterborough West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
McConkey, Thomas David Simcoe North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Chauveau, Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Quebec County (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Whitehead, Joseph Huron North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Kirkpatrick, Thomas Frontenac (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ross, William Victoria (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Shanly, Walter Grenville South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Simpson, Wemyss Mackenzie Algoma (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Fortier, Moïse Yamaska (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Webb, William Hoste Richmond--Wolfe (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cimon, Simon Xavier Charlevoix (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Sproat, Alexander Bruce North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Willson, Crowell Middlesex East (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Dorion, Antoine-Aimé Hochelaga (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Wright, Alonzo Ottawa (County of) (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Macdonald, John Alexander Kingston (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Bertrand, Charles Frédéric Adolphe Témiscouata (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ferris, John Queen's (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Dobbie, Thomas William Elgin East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
White, John Halton (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Pope, John Henry Compton (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Tilley, Samuel Leonard City of St. John (New Brunswick) Liberal-Conservative
O'Connor, John Essex (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Little, William Carruthers Simcoe South (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Ross, John Sylvester Dundas (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Bowell, Mackenzie Hastings North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Redford, James Perth North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Lawson, Peter Norfolk South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Bodwell, Ebenezer Vining Oxford South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Cameron, Malcolm Colin Huron South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Johnson, John Mercer Northumberland (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Gaudet, Joseph Nicolet (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Masson, Louis-François-Rodrigue Terrebonne (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Archambault, Louis L'Assomption (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Joly de Lotbinière, Henri Gustave Lotbinière (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Ferguson, Thomas Roberts Cardwell (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Sylvain, Georges Rimouski (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Rose, John Huntingdon (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Magill, Charles Hamilton (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Huot, Pierre-Gabriel Quebec East (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada

Party Standings in the Senate

Date Lib. Cons. Lib.-Cons. Nat. Lib. Ind. Cons. Vacant Total
1872-07-08
(Dissolution)
22 42 9 2 1 1 77
1867-10-23 25 37 8 2 0 5 77

List of changes to party standings

Date Change
1871-02-10 Senator:  Panet, Louis
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-12-24 Senator:  Anderson, John Hawkins
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Death
1871-01-07 Senator:  Duchesnay, Antoine Juchereau
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1871-02-02 Senator:  Smith, Frank
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-10-10 Senator:  Macfarlane, Alexander
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1868-03-14 Senator:  Dever, James
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Appointed
1871-05-12 Senator:  Duchesnay, Henri Elzéar Juchereau
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Death
1872-03-27 Senator:  Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1871-12-13 Senator:  Sutherland, John
Province / Territory:  Manitoba
Political Affiliation:  Independent Conservative

Appointed
1870-09-28 Senator:  McCully, Jonathan
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation
1871-02-02 Senator:  Perry, Ebenezer
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1868-03-14 Senator:  Glasier, John
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Appointed
1868-01-30 Senator:  Chapais, Jean-Charles
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1871-12-13 Senator:  Carrall, Robert William Weir
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1871-01-31 Senator:  Ross, John
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Death
1868-04-14 Senator:  Wier, Benjamin
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Death
1872-06-30 Senator:  Cauchon, Joseph Édouard
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1868-03-14 Senator:  Benson, James Rea
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Appointed
1871-12-13 Senator:  Cornwall, Clement Francis
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1872-07-13 Senator:  Mitchell, Peter
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation
1867-12-29 Senator:  Blair, Adam Johnston Fergusson
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Death
1872-02-01 Senator:  Bill, Caleb Rand
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Death
1871-02-24 Senator:  Read, Robert
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-10-10 Senator:  Northup, Jeremiah
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Appointed
1871-02-03 Senator:  Churchill, Ezra
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Appointed
1871-01-05 Senator:  McCrea, Walter
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation
1870-07-04 Senator:  Crawford, George
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Death
1871-12-13 Senator:  De Léry, Alexandre-René Chaussegros
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-09-28 Senator:  Ritchie, John William
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1869-06-21 Senator:  McLelan, Archibald Woodbury
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Appointed
1869-01-30 Senator:  McLelan, Archibald Woodbury
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1871-12-13 Senator:  Macdonald, William John
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1868 Senator:  Bossé, Joseph-Noël
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1871-12-13 Senator:  Girard, Marc-Amable
Province / Territory:  Manitoba
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed

Party Standings in the House of Commons

Date Lib. Cons. Vacant Total
1867-09-20
(Election)
80 100 1 181

List of changes to party standings

Date Change
1871-03-02 M.P.:  Lynch, James S.
Constituency:  Marquette (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-12-19 M.P.:  Houghton, Charles Frederick
Constituency:  Yale District (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-06-30 M.P.:  Cumberland, Frederick William
Constituency:  Algoma (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-12-19 M.P.:  Thompson, Joshua Spencer
Constituency:  Cariboo (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-11-08 M.P.:  Pearson, Frederick M.
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-11-29 M.P.:  Moffat, George
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-07-05 M.P.:  Baker, George Barnard
Constituency:  Missisquoi (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-04-27 M.P.:  Kirkpatrick, George Airey
Constituency:  Frontenac (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-09-01 M.P.:  Delorme, Louis
Constituency:  St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-11-24 M.P.:  De Cosmos, Amor
Constituency:  Victoria (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-12-24 M.P.:  Hutchison, Richard
Constituency:  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-07-18 M.P.:  Tourangeau, Adolphe Guillet dit
Constituency:  Quebec East (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-10-17 M.P.:  McDougall, William
Constituency:  Three Rivers (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-04-20 M.P.:  Ryan, Michael Patrick
Constituency:  Montreal West (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-04-20 M.P.:  Le Vesconte, Isaac
Constituency:  Richmond (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-10-30 M.P.:  Lacerte, Élie
Constituency:  Saint Maurice (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-04-20 M.P.:  Killam, Frank
Constituency:  Yarmouth (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-03-02 M.P.:  Smith, Donald Alexander
Constituency:  Selkirk (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Independent Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-09-15 M.P.:  Dugas, Firmin
Constituency:  Montcalm (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  McDonald, Hugh
Constituency:  Antigonish
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1869-06-03 M.P.:  McLachlin, Daniel
Constituency:  Renfrew South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation.
1871-12-15 M.P.:  Wallace, Robert
Constituency:  Vancouver Island (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-03-02 M.P.:  Schultz, John Christian
Constituency:  Lisgar (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-06-01 M.P.:  MacFarlane, Robert
Constituency:  Perth South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1869-10-30 M.P.:  Scriver, Julius
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-02-23 M.P.:  Read, Robert
Constituency:  Hastings East (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Called to the Senate.
1868-09-30 M.P.:  Boucher de Niverville, Louis-Charles
Constituency:  Three Rivers (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. To become Sheriff of Trois-Rivières.
1871-11-17 M.P.:  Carter, Edward Brock
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-03-11 M.P.:  Croke, William Joseph
Constituency:  Richmond (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Died in office.
1872-07-14 M.P.:  Bolton, John
Constituency:  Charlotte (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

 
1870-06-23 M.P.:  Chipman, Leverett de Veber
Constituency:  Kings (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-03-03 M.P.:  Delorme, Pierre
Constituency:  Provencher (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-07-01 M.P.:  Gray, John Hamilton
Constituency:  City and County of St. John (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
1871-11-11 M.P.:  Pope, John Henry
Constituency:  Compton (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-10-24 M.P.:  Pope, John Henry
Constituency:  Compton (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Minister of Agriculture, October 25, 1871.
1869-11-15 M.P.:  Dunkin, Christopher
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court of Quebec, October 25, 1871.
1869-11-29 M.P.:  Dunkin, Christopher
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-10-24 M.P.:  Dunkin, Christopher
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court of Quebec, October 25, 1871.
1869-06-20 M.P.:  McLelan, Archibald Woodbury
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Called to the Senate, June 21, 1869.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Forbes, James Fraser
Constituency:  Queens
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-02-17 M.P.:  Pelletier, Charles Alphonse Pantaléon
Constituency:  Kamouraska (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal Party of Canada

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-07-14 M.P.:  Howland, William Pierce
Constituency:  York West (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, July 15, 1868.
1868-10-03 M.P.:  Fisher, Charles
Constituency:  York (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick.
1868-11-08 M.P.:  Johnson, John Mercer
Constituency:  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1869-07-12 M.P.:  McDougall, John Lorn
Constituency:  Renfrew South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-11-15 M.P.:  Morris, Alexander
Constituency:  Lanark South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench, Manitoba, July 2, 1872.
1869-11-29 M.P.:  Morris, Alexander
Constituency:  Lanark South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-07-01 M.P.:  Morris, Alexander
Constituency:  Lanark South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench, Manitoba, July 2, 1872.
1868-10-28 M.P.:  Pickard, John
Constituency:  York (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Independent Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-12-13 M.P.:  Nelson, Hugh
Constituency:  New Westminster District (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-04-26 M.P.:  Simpson, Wemyss Mackenzie
Constituency:  Algoma (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation 1871.04.26. Becomes Indian Commissioner to negotiate a treaty with the Indians in Manitoba.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  McKeagney, James Charles
Constituency:  Cape Breton
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1868-10-24 M.P.:  Parker, Thomas Sutherland
Constituency:  Wellington Centre (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1872-06-01 M.P.:  Macdonald, John Sandfield
Constituency:  Cornwall (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1870-06-14 M.P.:  Tupper, Charles
Constituency:  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed President of the Privy Council, June 21, 1870.
1870-06-15 M.P.:  Tupper, Charles
Constituency:  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-07-13 M.P.:  Dufresne, Joseph
Constituency:  Montcalm (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation.
1870-06-14 M.P.:  Huot, Pierre-Gabriel
Constituency:  Quebec East (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation. Appointed Postmaster of Quebec.
1868-12-15 M.P.:  Killam, Thomas
Constituency:  Yarmouth (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Died in office.
1868-03-13 M.P.:  Caldwell, William Murray
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-09-29 M.P.:  Caldwell, William Murray
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal Party of Canada

Died in office.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Ray, William Hallett
Constituency:  Annapolis
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-10-12 M.P.:  Rankin, John
Constituency:  Renfrew North (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation 1869/10/12. To allow Francis Hincks to run for office.
1871-03-20 M.P.:  White, John
Constituency:  Hastings East (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-18 M.P.:  Ross, James
Constituency:  Wellington Centre (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-09-01 M.P.:  Campbell, Stewart
Constituency:  Guysborough
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1870-08-04 M.P.:  Kierzkowski, Alexandre Edouard
Constituency:  St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1869-06-09 M.P.:  Pouliot, Barthélemy
Constituency:  L'Islet (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Unseated on petition 1869/06/09.
1869-07-14 M.P.:  Pouliot, Barthélemy
Constituency:  L'Islet (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-04-13 M.P.:  Merritt, Thomas Rodman
Constituency:  Lincoln (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870 M.P.:  Power, Patrick
Constituency:  Halifax
Political Affiliation:  Independent Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Power, Patrick
Constituency:  Halifax
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1870-08-15 M.P.:  Fournier, Télesphore
Constituency:  Bellechasse (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-29 M.P.:  Howe, Joseph
Constituency:  Hants (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Resignation. Appointed President of the Privy Council, January 30, 1869.
1869-04-24 M.P.:  Howe, Joseph
Constituency:  Hants (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-05-26 M.P.:  Casault, Louis Napoléon
Constituency:  Bellechasse (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  McDonald, Edmund Mortimer
Constituency:  Lunenburg
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1868-08-14 M.P.:  Wright, Amos
Constituency:  York West (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-07-19 M.P.:  Lawson, Peter
Constituency:  Norfolk South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

 
1868-04-07 M.P.:  McGee, Thomas D'Arcy
Constituency:  Montreal West (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Died in office.
1870-06-06 M.P.:  Chamberlin, Brown
Constituency:  Missisquoi (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Queen's Printer.
1867-12-11 M.P.:  Langlois, Jean
Constituency:  Montmorency (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Savary, Alfred William
Constituency:  Digby
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Political Affiliation Change
1868-09-29 M.P.:  Desaulniers, Louis-Léon Lesieur
Constituency:  Saint Maurice (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Becomes an Inspector of Prisons and Asylums in the Province of Quebec, September 28, 1868.
1870-11-18 M.P.:  Barthe, Georges Isidore
Constituency:  Richelieu (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Independent Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-03-13 M.P.:  Benson, James Rea
Constituency:  Lincoln (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Called to the Senate.
1870-03-26 M.P.:  Kirkpatrick, Thomas
Constituency:  Frontenac (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Died in office.
1868-02-15 M.P.:  McMillan, John
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation 1868/02/15. Appointed Inspector of Post Offices in New Brunswick.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Coffin, Thomas
Constituency:  Shelburne
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1869-09-09 M.P.:  Archibald, Adams George
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-05-19 M.P.:  Archibald, Adams George
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, May 20, 1870.
1871-03-02 M.P.:  McKay, Angus
Constituency:  Marquette (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Jones, Alfred Gilpin
Constituency:  Halifax
Political Affiliation:  Independent

Political Affiliation Change
1869-11-13 M.P.:  Hincks, Francis
Constituency:  Renfrew North (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-11-24 M.P.:  Nathan, Henry
Constituency:  Victoria (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-09-23 M.P.:  McCarthy, Thomas
Constituency:  Richelieu (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Died in office.
1870-04-10 M.P.:  Chipman, William Henry
Constituency:  Kings (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Died in office.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Chipman, William Henry
Constituency:  Kings (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Cameron, Hugh
Constituency:  Inverness
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1867-11-17 M.P.:  Rose, John
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Minister of Finance, November 18, 1867.
1867-11-28 M.P.:  Rose, John
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-09-29 M.P.:  Rose, John
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Minister of Finance, November 18, 1867.

Senators at Time of Dissolution

Senators
Political Affiliation Name Province / Territory Date of Appointment
Liberal-Conservative Aikins, James Cox Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Allan, George William Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Archibald, Thomas Dickson Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Armand, Joseph François Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Benson, James Rea Ontario 1868-03-14
Liberal Party of Canada Blake, Oliver Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Botsford, Amos Edwin New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Bourinot, John Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Bureau, Jacques-Olivier Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Burnham, Asa Allworth Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Campbell, Alexander Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Carrall, Robert William Weir British Columbia 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Chaffers, William Henry Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Chapais, Jean-Charles Quebec 1868-01-30
Liberal Party of Canada Christie, David Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Churchill, Ezra Nova Scotia 1871-02-03
Nationalist Liberal Cormier, Charles Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Cornwall, Clement Francis British Columbia 1871-12-13
Conservative (1867-1942) De Léry, Alexandre-René Chaussegros Quebec 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Dever, James New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Conservative (1867-1942) Dickey, Robert Barry Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Dickson, Walter Hamilton Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Dumouchel, Léandre Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Ferguson, Lieut. Col. John New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Ferrier, James Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Flint, Billa Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Foster, Asa Belknap Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Girard, Marc-Amable Manitoba 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Glasier, John New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Conservative (1867-1942) Guévremont, Jean-Baptiste Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Hamilton, John (1802-1882) Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Hamilton, John (1827-1888) Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Hazen, Robert Leonard New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Holmes, John Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman Nova Scotia 1872-03-27
Conservative (1867-1942) Kenny, Edward Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Lacoste, Louis Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Leonard, Elijah Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Leslie, James Quebec 1867-10-23
Nationalist Liberal Letellier de Saint-Just, Luc Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Locke, John Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Macdonald, William John British Columbia 1871-12-13
Conservative (1867-1942) Macfarlane, Alexander Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Conservative (1867-1942) Macpherson, David Lewis Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Malhiot, Charles-Christophe Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Matheson, Roderick Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada McClelan, Abner Reid New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada McDonald, Donald Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative McLelan, Archibald Woodbury Nova Scotia 1869-06-21
Liberal Party of Canada McMaster, William Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Miller, William Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Mills, Samuel Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Mitchell, Peter New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Northup, Jeremiah Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Conservative (1867-1942) Odell, William Hunter New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Olivier, Louis Auguste Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Panet, Louis Quebec 1871-02-10
Conservative (1867-1942) Perry, Ebenezer Ontario 1871-02-02
Conservative (1867-1942) Price, David Edward Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Read, Robert Ontario 1871-02-24
Liberal Party of Canada Reesor, David Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Renaud, Louis Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Robertson, John New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Ryan, Thomas Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Sanborn, John Sewell Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Seymour, Benjamin Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Shaw, James Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Simpson, John Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Skead, James Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Smith, Frank Ontario 1871-02-02
Liberal Party of Canada Steeves, William Henry New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Independent Conservative Sutherland, John Manitoba 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Tessier, Ulric Joseph Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Wark, David New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Wilmot, Robert Duncan New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Wilson, Charles Quebec 1867-10-23

Members of the House of Commons at Time of Dissolution

Members of Parliament
Political Affiliation Name Constituency
Liberal-Conservative Abbott, John Joseph Caldwell Argenteuil (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Anglin, Timothy Warren Gloucester (New Brunswick)
Liberal-Conservative Archambault, Louis L'Assomption (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Ault, Samuel Stormont (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Baker, George Barnard Missisquoi (Quebec)
Independent Conservative Barthe, Georges Isidore Richelieu (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Beaty, James Toronto East (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Beaubien, Joseph-Octave Montmagny (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Béchard, François Iberville (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Bellerose, Joseph Hyacinthe Laval (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Benoit, Pierre Basile Chambly (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Bertrand, Charles Frédéric Adolphe Témiscouata (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Blake, Edward Durham West (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Blanchet, Joseph-Godric Lévis (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Bodwell, Ebenezer Vining Oxford South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Bolton, John Charlotte (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Bourassa, François St. John's (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Bowell, Mackenzie Hastings North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Bowman, Isaac Erb Waterloo North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Bown, John Young Brant North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Brousseau, Jean Docile Portneuf (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Brown, James Hastings West (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Burpee, Charles Sunbury (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Burton, Francis Henry Durham East (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Cameron, Hugh Inverness (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cameron, John Hillyard Peel (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Cameron, Malcolm Colin Huron South (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Campbell, Stewart Guysborough (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative Carling, John London (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Carmichael, James William Pictou (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Caron, George Maskinongé (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Carter, Edward Brock Brome (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Cartier, George-Étienne Montreal East (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Cartwright, Richard John Lennox (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cayley, Michael Beauharnois (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Chauveau, Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Quebec County (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Cheval dit St-Jacques, Guillaume Rouville (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Chipman, Leverett de Veber Kings (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cimon, Simon Xavier Charlevoix (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cockburn, James Northumberland West (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Coffin, Thomas Shelburne (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative Colby, Charles Carroll Stanstead (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Connell, Charles Carleton (New Brunswick)
Liberal-Conservative Costigan, John Victoria (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Coupal dit La Reine, Sixte Napierville (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Crawford, James Brockville (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Crawford, John Willoughby Leeds South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cumberland, Frederick William Algoma (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Currier, Joseph Merrill Ottawa (City of) (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Daoust, Jean-Baptiste Two Mountains (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada De Cosmos, Amor Victoria (British Columbia)
Liberal Party of Canada Delorme, Louis St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Delorme, Pierre Provencher (Manitoba)
Conservative (1867-1942) Dobbie, Thomas William Elgin East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Dorion, Antoine-Aimé Hochelaga (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Drew, George Alexander Wellington North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Dugas, Firmin Montcalm (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Ferguson, Thomas Roberts Cardwell (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Ferris, John Queen's (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Forbes, James Fraser Queens (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Fortier, Moïse Yamaska (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Fortin, Pierre Gaspé (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Fournier, Télesphore Bellechasse (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Galt, Alexander Tilloch Sherbrooke (Town of) (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Gaucher, Guillaume Gamelin Jacques Cartier (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Gaudet, Joseph Nicolet (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Gendron, Pierre Samuel Bagot (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Geoffrion, Félix Verchères (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Gibbs, Thomas Nicholson Ontario South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Godin, François Benjamin Joliette (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Grant, James Alexander Russell (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Grover, Peregrine Maitland Peterborough East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Hagar, Albert Peter Prescott (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Harrison, Robert Alexander West Toronto (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Heath, Edmund Pontiac (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Hincks, Francis Renfrew North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Holmes, John Carleton (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Holton, Luther Hamilton Châteauguay (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Houghton, Charles Frederick Yale District (British Columbia)
Liberal-Conservative Howe, Joseph Hants (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Huntington, Lucius Seth Shefford (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Hurdon, Francis Bruce South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Hutchison, Richard Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Irvine, George Mégantic (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Jackson, George Grey South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Joly de Lotbinière, Henri Gustave Lotbinière (Quebec)
Independent Jones, Alfred Gilpin Halifax (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Jones, Francis Leeds North and Grenville North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Keeler, Joseph Northumberland East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Kempt, George Victoria South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Killam, Frank Yarmouth (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Kirkpatrick, George Airey Frontenac (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Lacerte, Élie Saint Maurice (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Langevin, Hector-Louis Dorchester (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Langlois, Jean Montmorency (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Lapum, James N. Addington (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Lawson, Peter Norfolk South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Le Vesconte, Isaac Richmond (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative Little, William Carruthers Simcoe South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Lynch, James S. Marquette (Manitoba)
Liberal Party of Canada Macdonald, Donald Alexander Glengarry (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Macdonald, John Alexander Kingston (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Mackenzie, Alexander Lambton (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Magill, Charles Hamilton (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Masson, Louis-François-Rodrigue Terrebonne (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Masson, Luc Hyacinthe Soulanges (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative McCallum, Lachlin Monck (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada McConkey, Thomas David Simcoe North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) McDonald, Angus Peter Middlesex West (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative McDonald, Edmund Mortimer Lunenburg (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative McDonald, Hugh Antigonish (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada McDougall, John Lorn Renfrew South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) McDougall, William Three Rivers (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative McDougall, William Lanark North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative McGreevy, Thomas Quebec West (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) McKay, Angus Marquette (Manitoba)
Liberal-Conservative McKeagney, James Charles Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) McMillan, Donald Vaudreuil (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada McMonies, James Wentworth North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Merritt, Thomas Rodman Lincoln (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Metcalfe, James York East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Mills, David Bothwell (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Moffat, George Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Morison, John Victoria North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Morrison, Angus Niagara (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Munroe, John H. Elgin West (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Nathan, Henry Victoria (British Columbia)
Liberal-Conservative Nelson, Hugh New Westminster District (British Columbia)
Conservative (1867-1942) O'Connor, John Essex (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Oliver, Thomas Oxford North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Pâquet, Anselme Homère Berthier (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Pearson, Frederick M. Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Pelletier, Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Kamouraska (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Perry, Charles Peterborough West (Ontario)
Independent Liberal Pickard, John York (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Pinsonneault, Alfred Laprairie (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Pope, John Henry Compton (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Pouliot, Barthélemy L'Islet (Quebec)
Independent Liberal Power, Patrick Halifax (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Pozer, Christian Henry Beauce (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Ray, William Hallett Annapolis (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Redford, James Perth North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Renaud, Auguste Kent (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Robitaille, Théodore Bonaventure (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Ross, James Wellington Centre (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Ross, John Jones Champlain (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Ross, John Sylvester Dundas (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Ross, Walter Prince Edward (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Ross, William Victoria (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Ryan, George King's (New Brunswick)
Liberal-Conservative Ryan, Michael Patrick Montreal West (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Rymal, Joseph Wentworth South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Savary, Alfred William Digby (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Scatcherd, Thomas Middlesex North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Schultz, John Christian Lisgar (Manitoba)
Liberal Party of Canada Scriver, Julius Huntingdon (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Sénécal, Louis Adélard Drummond--Arthabaska (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Shanly, Walter Grenville South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Simard, Georges-Honoré Quebec-Centre (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Smith, Albert James Westmorland (New Brunswick)
Independent Conservative Smith, Donald Alexander Selkirk (Manitoba)
Liberal Party of Canada Snider, George Grey North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Sproat, Alexander Bruce North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Stephenson, Rufus Kent (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Stirton, David Wellington South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Street, Thomas Clark Welland (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Sylvain, Georges Rimouski (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Thompson, David Haldimand (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Thompson, John Auld Ontario North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Thompson, Joshua Spencer Cariboo (British Columbia)
Liberal-Conservative Tilley, Samuel Leonard City of St. John (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Tourangeau, Adolphe Guillet dit Quebec East (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Tremblay, Pierre Alexis Chicoutimi--Saguenay (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Tupper, Charles Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Wallace, John Albert (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Wallace, Robert Vancouver Island (British Columbia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Walsh, Aquila Norfolk North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Webb, William Hoste Richmond--Wolfe (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Wells, James Pearson York North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) White, John Hastings East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada White, John Halton (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Whitehead, Joseph Huron North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Willson, Crowell Middlesex East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Wood, Edmund Burke Brant South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Workman, Thomas Montreal Centre (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Wright, Alonzo Ottawa (County of) (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Wright, Amos York West (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Young, James Waterloo South (Ontario)

Sessions

Sessions Term: Duration Senate Sittings House of Commons Sittings
5th 1872-04-11 - 1872-06-14 64 41 46
4th 1871-02-15 - 1871-04-14 58 39 43
1st 1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22 198 75 83
3rd 1870-02-15 - 1870-05-12 86 57 62
2nd 1869-04-15 - 1869-06-22 68 43 49

Duration of Sittings and Recess of the House of Commons

5th Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1872-04-11 - 1872-06-14 46
Prorogation 1872-06-14 - 1872-06-14  
Intersession 1872-06-15 - 1872-07-07 23
Dissolution 1872-07-08 - 1872-07-08  

4th Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1871-02-15 - 1871-04-14 43
Recess 1871-04-07 - 1871-04-07 1
Weekend Sitting 1871-04-08 - 1871-04-08  
Recess 1871-04-09 - 1871-04-09 1
HoC Sitting 1871-04-10 - 1871-04-10  
Prorogation 1871-04-14 - 1871-04-14  
Intersession 1871-04-15 - 1872-04-10 362

3rd Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1870-02-15 - 1870-05-12 62
Weekend Sitting 1870-04-15 - 1870-04-15  
Weekend Sitting 1870-04-16 - 1870-04-16  
Recess 1870-04-17 - 1870-04-18 2
Weekend Sitting 1870-04-24 - 1870-04-24  
Prorogation 1870-05-12 - 1870-05-12  
Intersession 1870-05-13 - 1871-02-14 278

2nd Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1869-04-15 - 1869-06-22 49
Weekend Sitting 1869-06-13 - 1869-06-13  
Prorogation 1869-06-22 - 1869-06-22  
Intersession 1869-06-23 - 1870-02-14 237

1st Session

Sitting/Recess Term Duration (days)
Start of Session 1867-11-06 - 1867-12-21 36
Christmas Recess 1867-12-22 - 1868-03-11 81
HoC Sitting 1868-03-12 - 1868-04-07 18
Easter Recess 1868-04-08 - 1868-04-13 6
HoC Sitting 1868-04-14 - 1868-05-22 29
Prorogation 1868-05-22 - 1868-05-22  
Intersession 1868-05-23 - 1869-04-14 327

Speeches from the Throne

(05) 5th Session (1872-04-11 - 1872-06-14)

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Mover of Address: Nathan, Henry
Seconder of Address: Carter, Edward Brock

House of Commons Debates: 1872-04-12, p. 15, 17
House of Commons Journals: 1872-04-12, vol. 5, p. 9


(04) 4th Session (1871-02-15 - 1871-04-14)

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Mover of Address: Lacerte, Élie
Seconder of Address: Kirkpatrick, Thomas

House of Commons Debates: 1871-02-16, p. 16, 17
House of Commons Journals: 1871-02-16, vol. 4, p. 11


(03) 3rd Session (1870-02-15 - 1870-05-12)

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Mover of Address: Savary, Alfred William
Seconder of Address: Scriver, Julius

House of Commons Debates: 1870-02-17, p. 13, 18
House of Commons Journals: 1870-02-17, vol. 3, p. 13


(02) 2nd Session (1869-04-15 - 1869-06-22)

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Mover of Address: Simpson, Wemyss Mackenzie
Seconder of Address: Bolton, John

House of Commons Debates: 1869-04-16, p. 5, 7
House of Commons Journals: 1869-04-16, vol. 2, p. 16


(01) 1st Session (1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22)

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Mover of Address: Fisher, Charles
Seconder of Address: Desaulniers, Louis-Léon Lesieur

House of Commons Debates: 1867-11-08, p. 7, 8
House of Commons Journals: 1867-11-08, vol. 1, p. 9


Budgets

Date of First Budget: 1867-12-07

Number of Days Between General Election and First Budget: 78 days

Number of Days Between Opening of Parliament and First Budget: 31 days


Date: 1872-04-30

House of Commons Debates: pp. 223-53

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Hincks, Francis

Pages refer to "Cotton Debates", contract Hansard prepared by John Cotton of the Ottawa Times.


Date: 1871-03-10

House of Commons Debates: pp. 373-416

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Hincks, Francis

Pages refer to "Cotton Debates", contract Hansard prepared by John Cotton of the Ottawa Times.


Date: 1870-04-07

House of Commons Debates: pp. 912-48

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Hincks, Francis

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Date: 1869-05-07

House of Commons Debates: pp. 195-223

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Rose, John

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Date: 1868-04-28

House of Commons Debates: pp. 573-80

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Rose, John

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Date: 1867-12-07

House of Commons Debates: pp. 211-18

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Type of Budget: Budget

Minister of Finance: Rose, John

The 1867-1870 debates were reconstructed by Professor Peter B. Waite of Dalhousie University from newspaper accounts known as "scrapbook debates".


Senate Nominations

Senate Appointments
Name Province / Territory Date of Appointment
Panet, Louis Quebec 1871-02-10
Smith, Frank Ontario 1871-02-02
Macfarlane, Alexander Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Dever, James New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman Nova Scotia 1872-03-27
Sutherland, John Manitoba 1871-12-13
Perry, Ebenezer Ontario 1871-02-02
Glasier, John New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Chapais, Jean-Charles Quebec 1868-01-30
Carrall, Robert William Weir British Columbia 1871-12-13
Benson, James Rea Ontario 1868-03-14
Cornwall, Clement Francis British Columbia 1871-12-13
Read, Robert Ontario 1871-02-24
Northup, Jeremiah Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Churchill, Ezra Nova Scotia 1871-02-03
De Léry, Alexandre-René Chaussegros Quebec 1871-12-13
McLelan, Archibald Woodbury Nova Scotia 1869-06-21
Macdonald, William John British Columbia 1871-12-13
Girard, Marc-Amable Manitoba 1871-12-13

By-Elections

Date of Election Name Constituency Political Affiliation
1870-04-27 Kirkpatrick, George Airey Frontenac (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-11-11 Pope, John Henry Compton (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1871-03-02 Lynch, James S. Marquette (Manitoba) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-03-02 McKay, Angus Marquette (Manitoba) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-03-02 Schultz, John Christian Lisgar (Manitoba) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-03-02 Smith, Donald Alexander Selkirk (Manitoba) Independent Conservative
1869-09-09 Archibald, Adams George Colchester (Nova Scotia) Liberal-Conservative
1869-07-12 McDougall, John Lorn Renfrew South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-11-29 Moffat, George Restigouche (New Brunswick) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-06-30 Cumberland, Frederick William Algoma (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-09-15 Dugas, Firmin Montcalm (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-11-29 Dunkin, Christopher Brome (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-11-29 Morris, Alexander Lanark South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1870-08-15 Fournier, Télesphore Bellechasse (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1868-08-14 Wright, Amos York West (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-11-18 Barthe, Georges Isidore Richelieu (Quebec) Independent Conservative
1868-10-28 Pickard, John York (New Brunswick) Independent Liberal
1869-11-13 Hincks, Francis Renfrew North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
1871-12-19 Thompson, Joshua Spencer Cariboo District (British Columbia) Liberal-Conservative
1871-12-19 Houghton, Charles Frederick Yale District (British Columbia) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-09-01 Delorme, Louis St. Hyacinthe (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-03-20 White, John Hastings East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-03-13 Caldwell, William Murray Restigouche (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-11-24 Nathan, Henry Victoria (British Columbia) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-11-24 De Cosmos, Amor Victoria (British Columbia) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-10-30 Scriver, Julius Huntingdon (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-12-13 Nelson, Hugh New Westminster District (British Columbia) Liberal-Conservative
1868-10-17 McDougall, William Three Rivers (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1870-06-15 Tupper, Charles Cumberland (Nova Scotia) Conservative (1867-1942)
1867-11-28 Rose, John Huntingdon (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1870-07-18 Tourangeau, Adolphe Guillet dit Quebec East (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-04-24 Howe, Joseph Hants (Nova Scotia) Liberal-Conservative
1868-04-20 Ryan, Michael Patrick Montreal West (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1869-01-18 Ross, James Wellington Centre (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1871-03-03 Delorme, Pierre Provencher (Manitoba) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-11-17 Carter, Edward Brock Brome (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-10-30 Lacerte, Élie Saint Maurice (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-04-13 Merritt, Thomas Rodman Lincoln (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
1867-12-11 Langlois, Jean Montmorency (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1869-04-20 Killam, Frank Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-04-20 Le Vesconte, Isaac Richmond (Nova Scotia) Conservative (1867-1942)
1870-06-23 Chipman, Leverett de Veber Kings (Nova Scotia) Liberal Party of Canada
1870-07-05 Baker, George Barnard Missisquoi (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
1870-11-08 Pearson, Frederick M. Colchester (Nova Scotia) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-02-17 Pelletier, Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Kamouraska (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
1869-07-14 Pouliot, Barthélemy L'Islet (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
1871-12-15 Wallace, Robert Vancouver Island (British Columbia) Conservative (1867-1942)
1868-12-24 Hutchison, Richard Northumberland (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada

General Election (1867-09-20)

Name Constituency Political Affiliation
Blanchet, Joseph-Godric Lévis (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Currier, Joseph Merrill Ottawa (City of) (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Campbell, Stewart Guysborough (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Workman, Thomas Montreal Centre (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
McGee, Thomas D'Arcy Montreal West (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Renaud, Auguste Kent (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Savary, Alfred William Digby (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Cheval dit St-Jacques, Guillaume Rouville (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Brown, James Hastings West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Boucher de Niverville, Louis-Charles Three Rivers (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pouliot, Barthélemy L'Islet (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McMillan, Donald Vaudreuil (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Tremblay, Pierre Alexis Chicoutimi--Saguenay (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Burton, Francis Henry Durham East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Wood, Edmund Burke Brant South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Connell, Charles Carleton (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
McMillan, John Restigouche (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Ryan, George King's (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Holmes, John Carleton (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Tupper, Charles Cumberland (Nova Scotia) Conservative (1867-1942)
Godin, François Benjamin Joliette (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
McDonald, Hugh Antigonish (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Holton, Luther Hamilton Châteauguay (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Mills, David Bothwell (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Jones, Francis Leeds North and Grenville North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Galt, Alexander Tilloch Sherbrooke (Town of) (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Dunkin, Christopher Brome (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Beaty, James Toronto East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Carmichael, James William Pictou (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Macdonald, John Sandfield Cornwall (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Killam, Thomas Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Fortin, Pierre Gaspé (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Street, Thomas Clark Welland (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Irvine, George Mégantic (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Beaubien, Joseph-Octave Montmagny (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McDonald, Angus Peter Middlesex West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Gendron, Pierre Samuel Bagot (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Howe, Joseph Hants (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Dufresne, Joseph Montcalm (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cameron, John Hillyard Peel (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Oliver, Thomas Oxford North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Langevin, Hector-Louis Dorchester (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pâquet, Anselme Homère Berthier (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Drew, George Alexander Wellington North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Daoust, Jean-Baptiste Two Mountains (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Snider, George Grey North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Stephenson, Rufus Kent (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Colby, Charles Carroll Stanstead (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Béchard, François Iberville (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Masson, Luc Hyacinthe Soulanges (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Abbott, John Joseph Caldwell Argenteuil (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Macdonald, Donald Alexander Glengarry (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Cockburn, James Northumberland West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cauchon, Joseph Édouard Montmorency (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Harrison, Robert Alexander West Toronto (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Rymal, Joseph Wentworth South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Geoffrion, Félix Verchères (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Cartwright, Richard John Lennox (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cameron, Hugh Inverness (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Read, Robert Hastings East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Chamberlin, Brown Missisquoi (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Desaulniers, Louis-Léon Lesieur Saint Maurice (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Brousseau, Jean Docile Portneuf (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McKeagney, James Charles Cape Breton (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Walsh, Aquila Norfolk North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Munroe, John H. Elgin West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Gibbs, Thomas Nicholson Ontario South (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Gaucher, Guillaume Gamelin Jacques Cartier (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pinsonneault, Alfred Laprairie (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Wells, James Pearson York North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Coupal dit La Reine, Sixte Napierville (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
McLelan, Archibald Woodbury Colchester (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Simard, Georges-Honoré Quebec-Centre (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cayley, Michael Beauharnois (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Morison, John Victoria North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Jackson, George Grey South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Bown, John Young Brant North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Anglin, Timothy Warren Gloucester (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
McDougall, William Lanark North (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Ross, Walter Prince Edward (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Croke, William Joseph Richmond (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Crawford, John Willoughby Leeds South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Forbes, James Fraser Queens (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Thompson, David Haldimand (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Chipman, William Henry Kings (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Morrison, Angus Niagara (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
McCarthy, Thomas Richelieu (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Wallace, John Albert (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Blake, Edward Durham West (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Benoit, Pierre Basile Chambly (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Bowman, Isaac Erb Waterloo North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Robitaille, Théodore Bonaventure (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
McLachlin, Daniel Renfrew South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Heath, Edmund Pontiac (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ray, William Hallett Annapolis (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Burpee, Charles Sunbury (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Caron, George Maskinongé (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Hagar, Albert Peter Prescott (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Kierzkowski, Alexandre Edouard St. Hyacinthe (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Smith, Albert James Westmorland (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Bolton, John Charlotte (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Kempt, George Victoria South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
McDonald, Edmund Mortimer Lunenburg (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Cartier, George-Étienne Montreal East (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Scatcherd, Thomas Middlesex North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Coffin, Thomas Shelburne (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
MacFarlane, Robert Perth South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Costigan, John Victoria (New Brunswick) Liberal-Conservative
Howland, William Pierce York West (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
McMonies, James Wentworth North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Sénécal, Louis Adélard Drummond--Arthabaska (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Power, Patrick Halifax (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Jones, Alfred Gilpin Halifax (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Mackenzie, Alexander Lambton (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Carling, John London (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Bourassa, François St. John's (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Gray, John Hamilton City and County of St. John (New Brunswick) Conservative (1867-1942)
Thompson, John Auld Ontario North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Keeler, Joseph Northumberland East (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Parker, Thomas Sutherland Wellington Centre (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Metcalfe, James York East (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Young, James Waterloo South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
McGreevy, Thomas Quebec West (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Lapum, James N. Addington (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Hurdon, Francis Bruce South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Casault, Louis Napoléon Bellechasse (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ault, Samuel Stormont (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
McCallum, Lachlin Monck (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Crawford, James Brockville (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Pozer, Christian Henry Beauce (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Grover, Peregrine Maitland Peterborough East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Morris, Alexander Lanark South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Rankin, John Renfrew North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Huntington, Lucius Seth Shefford (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Benson, James Rea Lincoln (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Grant, James Alexander Russell (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ross, John Jones Champlain (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Fisher, Charles York (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Stirton, David Wellington South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Bellerose, Joseph Hyacinthe Laval (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Perry, Charles Peterborough West (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
McConkey, Thomas David Simcoe North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Chauveau, Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Quebec County (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Whitehead, Joseph Huron North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Kirkpatrick, Thomas Frontenac (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ross, William Victoria (Nova Scotia) Anti-Confederate
Shanly, Walter Grenville South (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Simpson, Wemyss Mackenzie Algoma (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Fortier, Moïse Yamaska (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Webb, William Hoste Richmond--Wolfe (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Cimon, Simon Xavier Charlevoix (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Sproat, Alexander Bruce North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Willson, Crowell Middlesex East (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Dorion, Antoine-Aimé Hochelaga (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Wright, Alonzo Ottawa (County of) (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Macdonald, John Alexander Kingston (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Bertrand, Charles Frédéric Adolphe Témiscouata (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Ferris, John Queen's (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Dobbie, Thomas William Elgin East (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
White, John Halton (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Pope, John Henry Compton (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Tilley, Samuel Leonard City of St. John (New Brunswick) Liberal-Conservative
O'Connor, John Essex (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Little, William Carruthers Simcoe South (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Ross, John Sylvester Dundas (Ontario) Liberal-Conservative
Bowell, Mackenzie Hastings North (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Redford, James Perth North (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Lawson, Peter Norfolk South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Bodwell, Ebenezer Vining Oxford South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Cameron, Malcolm Colin Huron South (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Johnson, John Mercer Northumberland (New Brunswick) Liberal Party of Canada
Gaudet, Joseph Nicolet (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Masson, Louis-François-Rodrigue Terrebonne (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Archambault, Louis L'Assomption (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Joly de Lotbinière, Henri Gustave Lotbinière (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada
Ferguson, Thomas Roberts Cardwell (Ontario) Conservative (1867-1942)
Sylvain, Georges Rimouski (Quebec) Conservative (1867-1942)
Rose, John Huntingdon (Quebec) Liberal-Conservative
Magill, Charles Hamilton (Ontario) Liberal Party of Canada
Huot, Pierre-Gabriel Quebec East (Quebec) Liberal Party of Canada

Party Standings in the Senate

Date Lib. Cons. Lib.-Cons. Nat. Lib. Ind. Cons. Vacant Total
1872-07-08
(Dissolution)
22 42 9 2 1 1 77
1867-10-23 25 37 8 2 0 5 77

List of changes to party standings

Date Change
1871-02-10 Senator:  Panet, Louis
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-12-24 Senator:  Anderson, John Hawkins
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Death
1871-01-07 Senator:  Duchesnay, Antoine Juchereau
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1871-02-02 Senator:  Smith, Frank
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-10-10 Senator:  Macfarlane, Alexander
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1868-03-14 Senator:  Dever, James
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Appointed
1871-05-12 Senator:  Duchesnay, Henri Elzéar Juchereau
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Death
1872-03-27 Senator:  Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1871-12-13 Senator:  Sutherland, John
Province / Territory:  Manitoba
Political Affiliation:  Independent Conservative

Appointed
1870-09-28 Senator:  McCully, Jonathan
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation
1871-02-02 Senator:  Perry, Ebenezer
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1868-03-14 Senator:  Glasier, John
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Appointed
1868-01-30 Senator:  Chapais, Jean-Charles
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1871-12-13 Senator:  Carrall, Robert William Weir
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1871-01-31 Senator:  Ross, John
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Death
1868-04-14 Senator:  Wier, Benjamin
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Death
1872-06-30 Senator:  Cauchon, Joseph Édouard
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1868-03-14 Senator:  Benson, James Rea
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Appointed
1871-12-13 Senator:  Cornwall, Clement Francis
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1872-07-13 Senator:  Mitchell, Peter
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation
1867-12-29 Senator:  Blair, Adam Johnston Fergusson
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Death
1872-02-01 Senator:  Bill, Caleb Rand
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Death
1871-02-24 Senator:  Read, Robert
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-10-10 Senator:  Northup, Jeremiah
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Appointed
1871-02-03 Senator:  Churchill, Ezra
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Appointed
1871-01-05 Senator:  McCrea, Walter
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation
1870-07-04 Senator:  Crawford, George
Province / Territory:  Ontario
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Death
1871-12-13 Senator:  De Léry, Alexandre-René Chaussegros
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1870-09-28 Senator:  Ritchie, John William
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1869-06-21 Senator:  McLelan, Archibald Woodbury
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Appointed
1869-01-30 Senator:  McLelan, Archibald Woodbury
Province / Territory:  Nova Scotia
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1871-12-13 Senator:  Macdonald, William John
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed
1868 Senator:  Bossé, Joseph-Noël
Province / Territory:  Quebec
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation
1871-12-13 Senator:  Girard, Marc-Amable
Province / Territory:  Manitoba
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Appointed

Party Standings in the House of Commons

Date Lib. Cons. Vacant Total
1867-09-20
(Election)
80 100 1 181

List of changes to party standings

Date Change
1871-03-02 M.P.:  Lynch, James S.
Constituency:  Marquette (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-12-19 M.P.:  Houghton, Charles Frederick
Constituency:  Yale District (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-06-30 M.P.:  Cumberland, Frederick William
Constituency:  Algoma (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-12-19 M.P.:  Thompson, Joshua Spencer
Constituency:  Cariboo (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-11-08 M.P.:  Pearson, Frederick M.
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-11-29 M.P.:  Moffat, George
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-07-05 M.P.:  Baker, George Barnard
Constituency:  Missisquoi (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-04-27 M.P.:  Kirkpatrick, George Airey
Constituency:  Frontenac (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-09-01 M.P.:  Delorme, Louis
Constituency:  St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-11-24 M.P.:  De Cosmos, Amor
Constituency:  Victoria (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-12-24 M.P.:  Hutchison, Richard
Constituency:  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-07-18 M.P.:  Tourangeau, Adolphe Guillet dit
Constituency:  Quebec East (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-10-17 M.P.:  McDougall, William
Constituency:  Three Rivers (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-04-20 M.P.:  Ryan, Michael Patrick
Constituency:  Montreal West (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-04-20 M.P.:  Le Vesconte, Isaac
Constituency:  Richmond (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-10-30 M.P.:  Lacerte, Élie
Constituency:  Saint Maurice (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-04-20 M.P.:  Killam, Frank
Constituency:  Yarmouth (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-03-02 M.P.:  Smith, Donald Alexander
Constituency:  Selkirk (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Independent Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-09-15 M.P.:  Dugas, Firmin
Constituency:  Montcalm (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  McDonald, Hugh
Constituency:  Antigonish
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1869-06-03 M.P.:  McLachlin, Daniel
Constituency:  Renfrew South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation.
1871-12-15 M.P.:  Wallace, Robert
Constituency:  Vancouver Island (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-03-02 M.P.:  Schultz, John Christian
Constituency:  Lisgar (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-06-01 M.P.:  MacFarlane, Robert
Constituency:  Perth South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1869-10-30 M.P.:  Scriver, Julius
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-02-23 M.P.:  Read, Robert
Constituency:  Hastings East (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Called to the Senate.
1868-09-30 M.P.:  Boucher de Niverville, Louis-Charles
Constituency:  Three Rivers (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. To become Sheriff of Trois-Rivières.
1871-11-17 M.P.:  Carter, Edward Brock
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-03-11 M.P.:  Croke, William Joseph
Constituency:  Richmond (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Died in office.
1872-07-14 M.P.:  Bolton, John
Constituency:  Charlotte (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

 
1870-06-23 M.P.:  Chipman, Leverett de Veber
Constituency:  Kings (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-03-03 M.P.:  Delorme, Pierre
Constituency:  Provencher (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-07-01 M.P.:  Gray, John Hamilton
Constituency:  City and County of St. John (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
1871-11-11 M.P.:  Pope, John Henry
Constituency:  Compton (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-10-24 M.P.:  Pope, John Henry
Constituency:  Compton (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Minister of Agriculture, October 25, 1871.
1869-11-15 M.P.:  Dunkin, Christopher
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court of Quebec, October 25, 1871.
1869-11-29 M.P.:  Dunkin, Christopher
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-10-24 M.P.:  Dunkin, Christopher
Constituency:  Brome (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court of Quebec, October 25, 1871.
1869-06-20 M.P.:  McLelan, Archibald Woodbury
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Called to the Senate, June 21, 1869.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Forbes, James Fraser
Constituency:  Queens
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-02-17 M.P.:  Pelletier, Charles Alphonse Pantaléon
Constituency:  Kamouraska (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal Party of Canada

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-07-14 M.P.:  Howland, William Pierce
Constituency:  York West (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, July 15, 1868.
1868-10-03 M.P.:  Fisher, Charles
Constituency:  York (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick.
1868-11-08 M.P.:  Johnson, John Mercer
Constituency:  Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1869-07-12 M.P.:  McDougall, John Lorn
Constituency:  Renfrew South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-11-15 M.P.:  Morris, Alexander
Constituency:  Lanark South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench, Manitoba, July 2, 1872.
1869-11-29 M.P.:  Morris, Alexander
Constituency:  Lanark South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-07-01 M.P.:  Morris, Alexander
Constituency:  Lanark South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench, Manitoba, July 2, 1872.
1868-10-28 M.P.:  Pickard, John
Constituency:  York (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Independent Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-12-13 M.P.:  Nelson, Hugh
Constituency:  New Westminster District (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-04-26 M.P.:  Simpson, Wemyss Mackenzie
Constituency:  Algoma (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation 1871.04.26. Becomes Indian Commissioner to negotiate a treaty with the Indians in Manitoba.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  McKeagney, James Charles
Constituency:  Cape Breton
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1868-10-24 M.P.:  Parker, Thomas Sutherland
Constituency:  Wellington Centre (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1872-06-01 M.P.:  Macdonald, John Sandfield
Constituency:  Cornwall (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1870-06-14 M.P.:  Tupper, Charles
Constituency:  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed President of the Privy Council, June 21, 1870.
1870-06-15 M.P.:  Tupper, Charles
Constituency:  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-07-13 M.P.:  Dufresne, Joseph
Constituency:  Montcalm (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation.
1870-06-14 M.P.:  Huot, Pierre-Gabriel
Constituency:  Quebec East (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation. Appointed Postmaster of Quebec.
1868-12-15 M.P.:  Killam, Thomas
Constituency:  Yarmouth (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Died in office.
1868-03-13 M.P.:  Caldwell, William Murray
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-09-29 M.P.:  Caldwell, William Murray
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal Party of Canada

Died in office.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Ray, William Hallett
Constituency:  Annapolis
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-10-12 M.P.:  Rankin, John
Constituency:  Renfrew North (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation 1869/10/12. To allow Francis Hincks to run for office.
1871-03-20 M.P.:  White, John
Constituency:  Hastings East (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-18 M.P.:  Ross, James
Constituency:  Wellington Centre (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-09-01 M.P.:  Campbell, Stewart
Constituency:  Guysborough
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1870-08-04 M.P.:  Kierzkowski, Alexandre Edouard
Constituency:  St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Died in office.
1869-06-09 M.P.:  Pouliot, Barthélemy
Constituency:  L'Islet (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Unseated on petition 1869/06/09.
1869-07-14 M.P.:  Pouliot, Barthélemy
Constituency:  L'Islet (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-04-13 M.P.:  Merritt, Thomas Rodman
Constituency:  Lincoln (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870 M.P.:  Power, Patrick
Constituency:  Halifax
Political Affiliation:  Independent Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Power, Patrick
Constituency:  Halifax
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1870-08-15 M.P.:  Fournier, Télesphore
Constituency:  Bellechasse (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-29 M.P.:  Howe, Joseph
Constituency:  Hants (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Resignation. Appointed President of the Privy Council, January 30, 1869.
1869-04-24 M.P.:  Howe, Joseph
Constituency:  Hants (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-05-26 M.P.:  Casault, Louis Napoléon
Constituency:  Bellechasse (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  McDonald, Edmund Mortimer
Constituency:  Lunenburg
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1868-08-14 M.P.:  Wright, Amos
Constituency:  York West (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1872-07-19 M.P.:  Lawson, Peter
Constituency:  Norfolk South (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

 
1868-04-07 M.P.:  McGee, Thomas D'Arcy
Constituency:  Montreal West (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Died in office.
1870-06-06 M.P.:  Chamberlin, Brown
Constituency:  Missisquoi (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Appointed Queen's Printer.
1867-12-11 M.P.:  Langlois, Jean
Constituency:  Montmorency (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Savary, Alfred William
Constituency:  Digby
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Political Affiliation Change
1868-09-29 M.P.:  Desaulniers, Louis-Léon Lesieur
Constituency:  Saint Maurice (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Resignation. Becomes an Inspector of Prisons and Asylums in the Province of Quebec, September 28, 1868.
1870-11-18 M.P.:  Barthe, Georges Isidore
Constituency:  Richelieu (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Independent Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1868-03-13 M.P.:  Benson, James Rea
Constituency:  Lincoln (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Called to the Senate.
1870-03-26 M.P.:  Kirkpatrick, Thomas
Constituency:  Frontenac (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Died in office.
1868-02-15 M.P.:  McMillan, John
Constituency:  Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Resignation 1868/02/15. Appointed Inspector of Post Offices in New Brunswick.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Coffin, Thomas
Constituency:  Shelburne
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1869-09-09 M.P.:  Archibald, Adams George
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-05-19 M.P.:  Archibald, Adams George
Constituency:  Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, May 20, 1870.
1871-03-02 M.P.:  McKay, Angus
Constituency:  Marquette (Manitoba)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Jones, Alfred Gilpin
Constituency:  Halifax
Political Affiliation:  Independent

Political Affiliation Change
1869-11-13 M.P.:  Hincks, Francis
Constituency:  Renfrew North (Ontario)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1871-11-24 M.P.:  Nathan, Henry
Constituency:  Victoria (British Columbia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Elected at a By-Election.
1870-09-23 M.P.:  McCarthy, Thomas
Constituency:  Richelieu (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Conservative (1867-1942)

Died in office.
1870-04-10 M.P.:  Chipman, William Henry
Constituency:  Kings (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Anti-Confederate

Died in office.
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Chipman, William Henry
Constituency:  Kings (Nova Scotia)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal

Political Affiliation Change
1869-01-30 M.P.:  Cameron, Hugh
Constituency:  Inverness
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Political Affiliation Change
1867-11-17 M.P.:  Rose, John
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Minister of Finance, November 18, 1867.
1867-11-28 M.P.:  Rose, John
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Elected at a By-Election.
1869-09-29 M.P.:  Rose, John
Constituency:  Huntingdon (Quebec)
Political Affiliation:  Liberal-Conservative

Resignation. Appointed Minister of Finance, November 18, 1867.

Senators at Time of Dissolution

Senators
Political Affiliation Name Province / Territory Date of Appointment
Liberal-Conservative Aikins, James Cox Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Allan, George William Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Archibald, Thomas Dickson Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Armand, Joseph François Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Benson, James Rea Ontario 1868-03-14
Liberal Party of Canada Blake, Oliver Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Botsford, Amos Edwin New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Bourinot, John Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Bureau, Jacques-Olivier Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Burnham, Asa Allworth Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Campbell, Alexander Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Carrall, Robert William Weir British Columbia 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Chaffers, William Henry Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Chapais, Jean-Charles Quebec 1868-01-30
Liberal Party of Canada Christie, David Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Churchill, Ezra Nova Scotia 1871-02-03
Nationalist Liberal Cormier, Charles Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Cornwall, Clement Francis British Columbia 1871-12-13
Conservative (1867-1942) De Léry, Alexandre-René Chaussegros Quebec 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Dever, James New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Conservative (1867-1942) Dickey, Robert Barry Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Dickson, Walter Hamilton Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Dumouchel, Léandre Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Ferguson, Lieut. Col. John New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Ferrier, James Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Flint, Billa Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Foster, Asa Belknap Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Girard, Marc-Amable Manitoba 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Glasier, John New Brunswick 1868-03-14
Conservative (1867-1942) Guévremont, Jean-Baptiste Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Hamilton, John (1802-1882) Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Hamilton, John (1827-1888) Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Hazen, Robert Leonard New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Holmes, John Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Kaulback, Henry Adolphus Newman Nova Scotia 1872-03-27
Conservative (1867-1942) Kenny, Edward Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Lacoste, Louis Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Leonard, Elijah Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Leslie, James Quebec 1867-10-23
Nationalist Liberal Letellier de Saint-Just, Luc Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Locke, John Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Macdonald, William John British Columbia 1871-12-13
Conservative (1867-1942) Macfarlane, Alexander Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Conservative (1867-1942) Macpherson, David Lewis Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Malhiot, Charles-Christophe Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Matheson, Roderick Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada McClelan, Abner Reid New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada McDonald, Donald Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative McLelan, Archibald Woodbury Nova Scotia 1869-06-21
Liberal Party of Canada McMaster, William Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Miller, William Nova Scotia 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Mills, Samuel Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Mitchell, Peter New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Northup, Jeremiah Nova Scotia 1870-10-10
Conservative (1867-1942) Odell, William Hunter New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Olivier, Louis Auguste Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Panet, Louis Quebec 1871-02-10
Conservative (1867-1942) Perry, Ebenezer Ontario 1871-02-02
Conservative (1867-1942) Price, David Edward Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Read, Robert Ontario 1871-02-24
Liberal Party of Canada Reesor, David Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Renaud, Louis Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Robertson, John New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Liberal-Conservative Ryan, Thomas Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Sanborn, John Sewell Quebec 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Seymour, Benjamin Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Shaw, James Ontario 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Simpson, John Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Skead, James Ontario 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Smith, Frank Ontario 1871-02-02
Liberal Party of Canada Steeves, William Henry New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Independent Conservative Sutherland, John Manitoba 1871-12-13
Liberal Party of Canada Tessier, Ulric Joseph Quebec 1867-10-23
Liberal Party of Canada Wark, David New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Wilmot, Robert Duncan New Brunswick 1867-10-23
Conservative (1867-1942) Wilson, Charles Quebec 1867-10-23

Members of the House of Commons at Time of Dissolution

Members of Parliament
Political Affiliation Name Constituency
Liberal-Conservative Abbott, John Joseph Caldwell Argenteuil (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Anglin, Timothy Warren Gloucester (New Brunswick)
Liberal-Conservative Archambault, Louis L'Assomption (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Ault, Samuel Stormont (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Baker, George Barnard Missisquoi (Quebec)
Independent Conservative Barthe, Georges Isidore Richelieu (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Beaty, James Toronto East (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Beaubien, Joseph-Octave Montmagny (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Béchard, François Iberville (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Bellerose, Joseph Hyacinthe Laval (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Benoit, Pierre Basile Chambly (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Bertrand, Charles Frédéric Adolphe Témiscouata (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Blake, Edward Durham West (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Blanchet, Joseph-Godric Lévis (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Bodwell, Ebenezer Vining Oxford South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Bolton, John Charlotte (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Bourassa, François St. John's (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Bowell, Mackenzie Hastings North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Bowman, Isaac Erb Waterloo North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Bown, John Young Brant North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Brousseau, Jean Docile Portneuf (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Brown, James Hastings West (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Burpee, Charles Sunbury (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Burton, Francis Henry Durham East (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Cameron, Hugh Inverness (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cameron, John Hillyard Peel (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Cameron, Malcolm Colin Huron South (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Campbell, Stewart Guysborough (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative Carling, John London (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Carmichael, James William Pictou (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Caron, George Maskinongé (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Carter, Edward Brock Brome (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Cartier, George-Étienne Montreal East (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Cartwright, Richard John Lennox (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cayley, Michael Beauharnois (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Chauveau, Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Quebec County (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Cheval dit St-Jacques, Guillaume Rouville (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Chipman, Leverett de Veber Kings (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cimon, Simon Xavier Charlevoix (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cockburn, James Northumberland West (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Coffin, Thomas Shelburne (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative Colby, Charles Carroll Stanstead (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Connell, Charles Carleton (New Brunswick)
Liberal-Conservative Costigan, John Victoria (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Coupal dit La Reine, Sixte Napierville (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Crawford, James Brockville (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Crawford, John Willoughby Leeds South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Cumberland, Frederick William Algoma (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Currier, Joseph Merrill Ottawa (City of) (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Daoust, Jean-Baptiste Two Mountains (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada De Cosmos, Amor Victoria (British Columbia)
Liberal Party of Canada Delorme, Louis St. Hyacinthe (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Delorme, Pierre Provencher (Manitoba)
Conservative (1867-1942) Dobbie, Thomas William Elgin East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Dorion, Antoine-Aimé Hochelaga (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Drew, George Alexander Wellington North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Dugas, Firmin Montcalm (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Ferguson, Thomas Roberts Cardwell (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Ferris, John Queen's (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Forbes, James Fraser Queens (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Fortier, Moïse Yamaska (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Fortin, Pierre Gaspé (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Fournier, Télesphore Bellechasse (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Galt, Alexander Tilloch Sherbrooke (Town of) (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Gaucher, Guillaume Gamelin Jacques Cartier (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Gaudet, Joseph Nicolet (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Gendron, Pierre Samuel Bagot (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Geoffrion, Félix Verchères (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Gibbs, Thomas Nicholson Ontario South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Godin, François Benjamin Joliette (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Grant, James Alexander Russell (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Grover, Peregrine Maitland Peterborough East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Hagar, Albert Peter Prescott (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Harrison, Robert Alexander West Toronto (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Heath, Edmund Pontiac (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Hincks, Francis Renfrew North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Holmes, John Carleton (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Holton, Luther Hamilton Châteauguay (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Houghton, Charles Frederick Yale District (British Columbia)
Liberal-Conservative Howe, Joseph Hants (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Huntington, Lucius Seth Shefford (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Hurdon, Francis Bruce South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Hutchison, Richard Northumberland (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Irvine, George Mégantic (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Jackson, George Grey South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Joly de Lotbinière, Henri Gustave Lotbinière (Quebec)
Independent Jones, Alfred Gilpin Halifax (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Jones, Francis Leeds North and Grenville North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Keeler, Joseph Northumberland East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Kempt, George Victoria South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Killam, Frank Yarmouth (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Kirkpatrick, George Airey Frontenac (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Lacerte, Élie Saint Maurice (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Langevin, Hector-Louis Dorchester (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Langlois, Jean Montmorency (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Lapum, James N. Addington (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Lawson, Peter Norfolk South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Le Vesconte, Isaac Richmond (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative Little, William Carruthers Simcoe South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Lynch, James S. Marquette (Manitoba)
Liberal Party of Canada Macdonald, Donald Alexander Glengarry (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Macdonald, John Alexander Kingston (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Mackenzie, Alexander Lambton (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Magill, Charles Hamilton (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Masson, Louis-François-Rodrigue Terrebonne (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Masson, Luc Hyacinthe Soulanges (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative McCallum, Lachlin Monck (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada McConkey, Thomas David Simcoe North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) McDonald, Angus Peter Middlesex West (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative McDonald, Edmund Mortimer Lunenburg (Nova Scotia)
Liberal-Conservative McDonald, Hugh Antigonish (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada McDougall, John Lorn Renfrew South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) McDougall, William Three Rivers (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative McDougall, William Lanark North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative McGreevy, Thomas Quebec West (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) McKay, Angus Marquette (Manitoba)
Liberal-Conservative McKeagney, James Charles Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
Conservative (1867-1942) McMillan, Donald Vaudreuil (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada McMonies, James Wentworth North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Merritt, Thomas Rodman Lincoln (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Metcalfe, James York East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Mills, David Bothwell (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Moffat, George Restigouche (New Brunswick)
Liberal Party of Canada Morison, John Victoria North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Morrison, Angus Niagara (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Munroe, John H. Elgin West (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Nathan, Henry Victoria (British Columbia)
Liberal-Conservative Nelson, Hugh New Westminster District (British Columbia)
Conservative (1867-1942) O'Connor, John Essex (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Oliver, Thomas Oxford North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Pâquet, Anselme Homère Berthier (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Pearson, Frederick M. Colchester (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Pelletier, Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Kamouraska (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Perry, Charles Peterborough West (Ontario)
Independent Liberal Pickard, John York (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Pinsonneault, Alfred Laprairie (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Pope, John Henry Compton (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Pouliot, Barthélemy L'Islet (Quebec)
Independent Liberal Power, Patrick Halifax (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Pozer, Christian Henry Beauce (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Ray, William Hallett Annapolis (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Redford, James Perth North (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Renaud, Auguste Kent (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Robitaille, Théodore Bonaventure (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Ross, James Wellington Centre (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Ross, John Jones Champlain (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Ross, John Sylvester Dundas (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Ross, Walter Prince Edward (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Ross, William Victoria (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Ryan, George King's (New Brunswick)
Liberal-Conservative Ryan, Michael Patrick Montreal West (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Rymal, Joseph Wentworth South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Savary, Alfred William Digby (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Scatcherd, Thomas Middlesex North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Schultz, John Christian Lisgar (Manitoba)
Liberal Party of Canada Scriver, Julius Huntingdon (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Sénécal, Louis Adélard Drummond--Arthabaska (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Shanly, Walter Grenville South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Simard, Georges-Honoré Quebec-Centre (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Smith, Albert James Westmorland (New Brunswick)
Independent Conservative Smith, Donald Alexander Selkirk (Manitoba)
Liberal Party of Canada Snider, George Grey North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Sproat, Alexander Bruce North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Stephenson, Rufus Kent (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Stirton, David Wellington South (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Street, Thomas Clark Welland (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Sylvain, Georges Rimouski (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Thompson, David Haldimand (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Thompson, John Auld Ontario North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Thompson, Joshua Spencer Cariboo (British Columbia)
Liberal-Conservative Tilley, Samuel Leonard City of St. John (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Tourangeau, Adolphe Guillet dit Quebec East (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Tremblay, Pierre Alexis Chicoutimi--Saguenay (Quebec)
Conservative (1867-1942) Tupper, Charles Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
Liberal Party of Canada Wallace, John Albert (New Brunswick)
Conservative (1867-1942) Wallace, Robert Vancouver Island (British Columbia)
Conservative (1867-1942) Walsh, Aquila Norfolk North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) Webb, William Hoste Richmond--Wolfe (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Wells, James Pearson York North (Ontario)
Conservative (1867-1942) White, John Hastings East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada White, John Halton (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Whitehead, Joseph Huron North (Ontario)
Liberal-Conservative Willson, Crowell Middlesex East (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Wood, Edmund Burke Brant South (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Workman, Thomas Montreal Centre (Quebec)
Liberal-Conservative Wright, Alonzo Ottawa (County of) (Quebec)
Liberal Party of Canada Wright, Amos York West (Ontario)
Liberal Party of Canada Young, James Waterloo South (Ontario)