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The Hon. John Bracken, P.C.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1883-06-22

Place of Birth:  Ellisville, Ontario, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1969-03-18 (85 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  professor, farmer, author

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,477 days (4 years, 16 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Neepawa Progressive Conservative Party 1945-06-11 Elected
Brandon Progressive Conservative Party 1949-06-27 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Progressive Conservative Party 1942-12-11 - 1949-06-26
Leader of the Official Opposition
Portfolio Term
Leader of the Official Opposition 1945-06-11 - 1948-07-20
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 20th Parliament, 5th Session
(1949-01-26 - 1949-04-30)
Special Committee on Procedure of the House of Commons Member 20th Parliament, 4th Session
(1947-12-05 - 1948-06-30)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Progressive Conservative Party Party Leader 1942-12-11 - 1948-07-20

Federal Public Office

Commission of Inquiry
Function Commission Term
Commissioner Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Distribution of Railway Box Cars 1958-01-31 - 1959

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political Affiliation Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
United Farmers of Manitoba Manitoba 1922-08-08 - 1927-06-27
Progressive Manitoba 1927-06-28 - 1932-06-15
Liberal Progressive Manitoba 1932-06-16 - 1943-01-15
Provincial / Territorial Constituency
Constituencies Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
The Pas Legislative Assembly of Manitoba 1922-10-05 - 1943-01-15
Provincial / Territorial Assembly
Assembly Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Legislative Assembly of Manitoba Manitoba 1922-10-05 - 1943-01-15
Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Minister of Mines and Natural Resources Manitoba 1928-04-19 - 1930-10-25
Minister of Agriculture Manitoba 1936-04-28 - 1936-09-21
Minister of Agriculture Manitoba 1923-12-03 - 1925-01-12
Minister of Public Utilities Manitoba 1927-04-29 - 1928-04-19
Provincial Lands Commissioner Manitoba 1922-08-10 - 1923-12-03
Provincial Secretary Manitoba 1935-05-10 - 1939-11-28
Provincial Treasurer Manitoba 1925-01-18 - 1932-05-27
Railway Commissioner Manitoba 1935-05-10 - 1940-11-04
Railway Commissioner Manitoba 1922-08-10 - 1923-12-03
Premier Manitoba 1922-08-08 - 1943-01-13
Minister of Education Manitoba 1922-08-08 - 1923-12-03

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Dry farming in Western Canada. Winnipeg: The Grain Growers' Guide, Ltd.; 386 p. 1921

The tillage of stubble land with particular reference cereal crops. Regina: Reid; 8 p. [19--?]

Varieties of small grains for Saskatchewan. Regina: J.W. Reid; 8 p. [1917?]

Alfalfa in Saskatchewan and the alfalfa growing competition: being a bulletin prepared under the direction of the committee appointed by the minister of agriculture to conduct the competition. Saskatoon, Sask.: [s.n.]; 41 p. 1911

Lessons from the rust epidemic of 1916. Regina: J.W. Reid; 16 p. 1917

The tillage of prairie sod. Regina: J.W. Reid; [1917?]

John Bracken says. Toronto: Oxford University Press; v, 134 p. 1944

Hay and pasture crops for Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, Sask.: [s.n.]; 17 p. 1916

Seed Grain, seed treatment and seeding. [S.l.: s.n.]; 8 p. 1916

Alfalfa in Saskatchewan. Regina: J.W. Reid; [1920?]

The management of drifting soils. Regina: King's printer; 7 p. [191-?]

Hybridization in its relation to the improvement of wheat. Thesis -- University of Guelph Ontario Agricultural College; 200 p. 1906

Winter rye. Regina: Reid; 4 p. [19--?]

Crop production in Western Canada. Winnipeg: The Grain Growers' Guide Ltd.; xxvi, 423 p. 1920

Corn growing in Saskatchewan. Regina: J. W. Reid; 7 p. [1917?]

The best varieties of farm crops for Saskatchewan. Regina: J.W. Reid; 10 p. [1919?]

Potato growing in Saskatchewan. Regina: J. W. Reid; 10 p. [1917?]

Tillage methods for areas of light rainfall in western Canada. [Saskatoon, Sask.?]: s.n; 15 p. [1916?]

Seed grain, seed treatment and seeding. Regina: J. W. Reid; 8 p. [1919?]

Sweet clover. Regina: J.W. Reid; 4 p. [1915?]

The problem of crop production. Regina: J. W. Reid; 24 p. 1917

The value of rusted or shrunken wheat for seed. [Regina]: J. W. Reid; 12 p. 1917

Alfalfa seed production. [Moose Jaw, Sask. ?]: s.n.; [191?]

The tillage of stubble land. Regina: J.W. Reid; [1918?]

The summerfallow. Regina: J.W. Reid; 7 p. [191-?]

The culture of flax in Saskatchewan. Regina: J. W. Reid; 4 p. 1919

Durum wheat. Regina: J. W. Reid; 4 p. [1919?]

Alaska wheat: a fraud. Regina: J. W. Reid; 2 p. [1919?]

Wheat growing in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, Sask.: Dept. of Field Husbandry, College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan; 106 p. [1916?]

The management of Saskatchewan soils. Regina: J. W. Reid; 4 p. [1914?]

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,477 days (4 years, 16 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Neepawa Progressive Conservative Party 1945-06-11 Elected
Brandon Progressive Conservative Party 1949-06-27 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Progressive Conservative Party 1942-12-11 - 1949-06-26
Leader of the Official Opposition
Portfolio Term
Leader of the Official Opposition 1945-06-11 - 1948-07-20
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 20th Parliament, 5th Session
(1949-01-26 - 1949-04-30)
Special Committee on Procedure of the House of Commons Member 20th Parliament, 4th Session
(1947-12-05 - 1948-06-30)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Progressive Conservative Party Party Leader 1942-12-11 - 1948-07-20

Federal Public Office

Commission of Inquiry
Function Commission Term
Commissioner Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Distribution of Railway Box Cars 1958-01-31 - 1959

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political Affiliation Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
United Farmers of Manitoba Manitoba 1922-08-08 - 1927-06-27
Progressive Manitoba 1927-06-28 - 1932-06-15
Liberal Progressive Manitoba 1932-06-16 - 1943-01-15
Provincial / Territorial Constituency
Constituencies Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
The Pas Legislative Assembly of Manitoba 1922-10-05 - 1943-01-15
Provincial / Territorial Assembly
Assembly Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Legislative Assembly of Manitoba Manitoba 1922-10-05 - 1943-01-15
Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Minister of Mines and Natural Resources Manitoba 1928-04-19 - 1930-10-25
Minister of Agriculture Manitoba 1936-04-28 - 1936-09-21
Minister of Agriculture Manitoba 1923-12-03 - 1925-01-12
Minister of Public Utilities Manitoba 1927-04-29 - 1928-04-19
Provincial Lands Commissioner Manitoba 1922-08-10 - 1923-12-03
Provincial Secretary Manitoba 1935-05-10 - 1939-11-28
Provincial Treasurer Manitoba 1925-01-18 - 1932-05-27
Railway Commissioner Manitoba 1935-05-10 - 1940-11-04
Railway Commissioner Manitoba 1922-08-10 - 1923-12-03
Premier Manitoba 1922-08-08 - 1943-01-13
Minister of Education Manitoba 1922-08-08 - 1923-12-03

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Dry farming in Western Canada. Winnipeg: The Grain Growers' Guide, Ltd.; 386 p. 1921

The tillage of stubble land with particular reference cereal crops. Regina: Reid; 8 p. [19--?]

Varieties of small grains for Saskatchewan. Regina: J.W. Reid; 8 p. [1917?]

Alfalfa in Saskatchewan and the alfalfa growing competition: being a bulletin prepared under the direction of the committee appointed by the minister of agriculture to conduct the competition. Saskatoon, Sask.: [s.n.]; 41 p. 1911

Lessons from the rust epidemic of 1916. Regina: J.W. Reid; 16 p. 1917

The tillage of prairie sod. Regina: J.W. Reid; [1917?]

John Bracken says. Toronto: Oxford University Press; v, 134 p. 1944

Hay and pasture crops for Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, Sask.: [s.n.]; 17 p. 1916

Seed Grain, seed treatment and seeding. [S.l.: s.n.]; 8 p. 1916

Alfalfa in Saskatchewan. Regina: J.W. Reid; [1920?]

The management of drifting soils. Regina: King's printer; 7 p. [191-?]

Hybridization in its relation to the improvement of wheat. Thesis -- University of Guelph Ontario Agricultural College; 200 p. 1906

Winter rye. Regina: Reid; 4 p. [19--?]

Crop production in Western Canada. Winnipeg: The Grain Growers' Guide Ltd.; xxvi, 423 p. 1920

Corn growing in Saskatchewan. Regina: J. W. Reid; 7 p. [1917?]

The best varieties of farm crops for Saskatchewan. Regina: J.W. Reid; 10 p. [1919?]

Potato growing in Saskatchewan. Regina: J. W. Reid; 10 p. [1917?]

Tillage methods for areas of light rainfall in western Canada. [Saskatoon, Sask.?]: s.n; 15 p. [1916?]

Seed grain, seed treatment and seeding. Regina: J. W. Reid; 8 p. [1919?]

Sweet clover. Regina: J.W. Reid; 4 p. [1915?]

The problem of crop production. Regina: J. W. Reid; 24 p. 1917

The value of rusted or shrunken wheat for seed. [Regina]: J. W. Reid; 12 p. 1917

Alfalfa seed production. [Moose Jaw, Sask. ?]: s.n.; [191?]

The tillage of stubble land. Regina: J.W. Reid; [1918?]

The summerfallow. Regina: J.W. Reid; 7 p. [191-?]

The culture of flax in Saskatchewan. Regina: J. W. Reid; 4 p. 1919

Durum wheat. Regina: J. W. Reid; 4 p. [1919?]

Alaska wheat: a fraud. Regina: J. W. Reid; 2 p. [1919?]

Wheat growing in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, Sask.: Dept. of Field Husbandry, College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan; 106 p. [1916?]

The management of Saskatchewan soils. Regina: J. W. Reid; 4 p. [1914?]