Saskatoon City (electoral district)

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Saskatoon City
Saskatchewan electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1935
District abolished1947
First contested1935
Last contested1945

Saskatoon City was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1935 to 1949.

History[edit]

This riding was created in 1933 from Saskatoon riding. The Saskatoon City riding was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Rosthern, Rosetown—Biggar and Saskatoon ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following member of the House of Commons of Canada:

Saskatoon City
Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Saskatoon
18th  1935–1939     Alexander MacGillivray Young Liberal
 1939–1940     Walter George Brown United Reform Movement
19th  1940–1940
 1940–1945     Alfred Henry Bence Conservative
20th  1945–1949     Roy Knight Co-operative Commonwealth
Riding dissolved into Rosthern, Rosetown—Biggar
and Saskatoon

Election results[edit]

1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Alexander MacGillivray Young 7,690 39.98
Conservative James Thomas Milton Anderson 5,859 30.46
Social Credit Harry Watson Arnold 3,377 17.56
Co-operative Commonwealth John Evans 1,889 9.82
Reconstruction Weller Phillip Wensley 419 2.18
Total valid votes 19,234 100.0
Source(s)
"Saskatoon City, Saskatchewan (1935-08-14 - 1949-04-29)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
Canadian federal by-election, December 18, 1939 (1939-12-18)
Alexander MacGillivray Young's death on July 9, 1939 (1939-07-09).
Party Candidate Votes %
United Reform Movement Walter George Brown 10,756 65.10
Unknown Michael Patrick Hayes 5,766 34.90
Total valid votes 16,522 100.00
Source(s)
"Saskatoon City, Saskatchewan (1935-08-14 - 1949-04-29)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
United Reform Movement Walter George Brown 13,868 61.76
Liberal Carl Niderost 8,346 37.17
Social Credit-National Unity Harry Watson Arnold 241 1.07
Total valid votes 22,455 100.00
Source(s)
"Saskatoon City, Saskatchewan (1935-08-14 - 1949-04-29)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
Canadian federal by-election, August 19, 1940 (1940-08-19)
Walter George Brown's death on April 1, 1940 (1940-04-01).
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Alfred Henry Bence 4,798 31.53
United Reform Movement Agnes MacPhail 4,057 26.66
Liberal Michael Patrick Hayes 2,421 15.91
Independent Liberal Sidney Walter Johns 2,250 14.79
Independent Social Credit George Howard Bradbrooke 1,200 7.89
Independent Agnes Wilna Moore 491 3.23
Total valid votes 15,217 100.00
Source(s)
"Saskatoon City, Saskatchewan (1935-08-14 - 1949-04-29)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Co-operative Commonwealth Roy Knight 9,217 37.94
Progressive Conservative Alfred Henry Bence 8,339 36.14
Liberal William Ernest Brunskill 4,902 21.24
Labor–Progressive Susanna Josephine Gehl 618 2.68
Total valid votes 19,234 100.00
Source(s)
"Saskatoon City, Saskatchewan (1935-08-14 - 1949-04-29)". History of Federal Ridings Since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 24 March 2020.

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