10th Manitoba Legislature

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The members of the 10th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in December 1899. The legislature sat from March 29, 1900, to June 25, 1903.[1]

The Conservatives led by Hugh John Macdonald formed the government. After Macdonald resigned in 1900 to run for a federal seat,[2] Rodmond Roblin became party leader and premier.[1]

Thomas Greenway of the Liberal Party was Leader of the Opposition.[3]

William Hespeler served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were four sessions of the 10th Legislature:[1]

Session Start End
1st March 29, 1900 July 5, 1900
2nd February 21, 1901 March 29, 1901
3rd January 9, 1902 March 1, 1902
4th February 12, 1903 March 18, 1903

James Colebrooke Patterson was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba until October 10, 1900, when Daniel Hunter McMillan became lieutenant governor.[4]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1899:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[5]
  James Argue Avondale Conservative
  Robert C. Ennis Beautiful Plains Liberal
  Charles Mickle Birtle Liberal
  Stanley McInnis Brandon City Conservative
  Thomas Greenwood Brandon North Liberal-Conservative
  Frank Oliver Fowler Brandon South Liberal
  Martin Jérôme Carillon Liberal
  George Steel Cypress Liberal-Conservative
  Theodore Burrows Dauphin Liberal
  Charles Alexander Young Deloraine Liberal
  David Henry McFadden Emerson Conservative
  Baldwin Baldwinson Gimli Conservative
  Orton Grain Kildonan and St. Andrews Liberal-Conservative
  George Lawrence Killarney Conservative
  James McKenzie Lakeside Liberal
  Tobias Norris Lansdowne Liberal
  William Lagimodière La Verendrye Liberal
  James Riddell Lorne Liberal
  Robert Rogers Manitou Conservative
  Robert Myers Minnedosa Liberal
  John Ruddell Morden Conservative
  Colin Campbell Morris Conservative
  Thomas Greenway Mountain Liberal
  Robert Fern Lyons Norfolk Conservative
  William Garland Portage la Prairie Conservative
  Valentine Winkler Rhineland Liberal
  Isaac Riley Rockwood Conservative
  William Hespeler Rosenfeldt Independent Conservative
  Henry Mullins Russell Conservative
  S.A.D. Bertrand St. Boniface Liberal
  William Ferguson Saskatchewan Conservative
  Allen Thompson Souris Conservative
  Thomas Henry Smith Springfield Liberal
  James Johnson Turtle Mountain Independent Conservative
  James Simpson Virden Conservative
  Thomas Lewis Morton Westbourne Liberal
  Daniel Hunter McMillan Winnipeg Centre Liberal
  William Neilson Winnipeg North Conservative
  Hugh John Macdonald Winnipeg South Conservative
  Rodmond Roblin Woodlands Conservative



By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
Emerson David Henry McFadden Conservative January 30, 1900 D. H. McFadden ran for reelection upon appointment as Provincial Secretary and Minister of Public Works[6]
Winnipeg South Hugh John Macdonald Conservative January 30, 1900 HJ Macdonald ran for reelection upon becoming Premier[6]
Beautiful Plains John Andrew Davidson Conservative March 10, 1900 RC Ennis resigned seat[6]
Morris Colin H. Campbell Conservative October 29, 1900 C. H. Campbell ran for reelection upon appointment as Attorney-General[6]
Winnipeg Centre Thomas William Taylor Conservative November 1, 1900 DH McMillan named lieutenant-governor for Manitoba[6]
Woodlands Rodmond Roblin Conservative November 8, 1900 R Roblin ran for reelection upon appointment as Premier[6]
Rhineland Valentine Winkler Liberal November 19, 1900 V Minkler ran for federal seat[6]
St. Boniface Joseph Bernier Conservative November 24, 1900 SAD Bertrand ran for federal seat[6]
Manitou Robert Rogers Conservative December 31, 1900 R Rogers ran for reelection upon appointment as Minister of Public Works[6]
Winnipeg South James Thomas Gordon Conservative January 24, 1901 HJ Macdonald ran for federal seat[6]
Portage la Prairie Hugh Armstrong Conservative February 6, 1902[6] W Garland died November 11, 1901[7]



  1. ^ a b c d e "Members of the Tenth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1900-1903)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  2. ^ Hugh John Macdonald – Parliament of Canada biography
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2012-12-01.
  4. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  5. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2012-09-23.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "MLA Biographies - Deceased". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30.
  7. ^ "William Garland (1856-1901)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-10-19.