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William Herbert Burns

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1878-02-27

Place of Birth:  Stayner, Ontario, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1964-01-01 (85 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  merchant

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,904 days (5 years, 2 months, 17 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Portage la Prairie Conservative (1867-1942) 1935-10-14 Defeated
Portage la Prairie Conservative (1867-1942) 1930-07-28 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Conservative (1867-1942) 1930-07-28 - 1935-10-13
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 Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 6th Session
(1935-01-17 - 1935-07-05)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 6th Session
(1935-01-17 - 1935-07-05)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 5th Session
(1934-01-25 - 1934-07-03)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 5th Session
(1934-01-25 - 1934-07-03)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 4th Session
(1932-10-06 - 1933-05-27)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 4th Session
(1932-10-06 - 1933-05-27)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1932-02-04 - 1932-05-26)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1932-02-04 - 1932-05-26)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1931-03-12 - 1931-08-03)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1931-03-12 - 1931-08-03)
Special Committee on Bill No. 2, An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons Member 17th Parliament, 4th Session
(1932-10-06 - 1933-05-27)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Portage La Prairie Municipal Government Councillor 1919 - 1920
Portage La Prairie Municipal Government Mayor 1921 - 1930

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,904 days (5 years, 2 months, 17 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Portage la Prairie Conservative (1867-1942) 1935-10-14 Defeated
Portage la Prairie Conservative (1867-1942) 1930-07-28 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Conservative (1867-1942) 1930-07-28 - 1935-10-13
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 Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 6th Session
(1935-01-17 - 1935-07-05)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 6th Session
(1935-01-17 - 1935-07-05)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 5th Session
(1934-01-25 - 1934-07-03)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 5th Session
(1934-01-25 - 1934-07-03)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 4th Session
(1932-10-06 - 1933-05-27)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 4th Session
(1932-10-06 - 1933-05-27)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1932-02-04 - 1932-05-26)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1932-02-04 - 1932-05-26)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 17th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1931-03-12 - 1931-08-03)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 17th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1931-03-12 - 1931-08-03)
Special Committee on Bill No. 2, An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons Member 17th Parliament, 4th Session
(1932-10-06 - 1933-05-27)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Portage La Prairie Municipal Government Councillor 1919 - 1920
Portage La Prairie Municipal Government Mayor 1921 - 1930