11th Parliament of British Columbia

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The 11th Legislative Assembly of British Columbia sat from 1907 to 1909. The members were elected in the British Columbia general election held in February 1907.[1] The British Columbia Conservative Party led by Richard McBride formed the government.[2]

David McEwen Eberts served as speaker.[3]

Members of the 11th General Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1907.:[1]

Member Electoral district Party
     Harlan Carey Brewster Alberni Liberal
     Henry Esson Young Atlin Conservative
     Harry Jones Cariboo Liberal
     John MacKay Yorston
     Charles William Munro Chilliwhack Liberal
     Henry George Parson Columbia Conservative
     Robert Grant Comox Conservative
     William Henry Hayward Cowichan Conservative
     James Horace King Cranbrook Liberal
     John Oliver Delta Liberal
     Richard McBride[nb 1] Dewdney Conservative
     John Jardine Esquimalt Liberal
     William Roderick Ross Fernie Conservative
  John McInnis Grand Forks Socialist
     George Ratcliffe Naden Greenwood Liberal
     Albert Edward McPhillips The Islands Conservative
     Frederick John Fulton Kamloops Conservative
     Neil Franklin MacKay Kaslo Conservative
     Mark Robert Eagleson Lillooet Liberal
  James Hurst Hawthornthwaite Nanaimo City Socialist
     George Arthur Benjamin Hall Nelson City Liberal
  Parker Williams Newcastle Socialist
     Thomas Gifford New Westminster City Conservative
     Price Ellison Okanagan Conservative
     Thomas Taylor Revelstoke Conservative
     Francis Lovett Carter-Cotton Richmond Conservative
     James Alexander MacDonald Rossland City Liberal
     David McEwen Eberts Saanich Conservative
     Lytton Wilmot Shatford Similkameen Conservative
     William Thomas Kergin Skeena Liberal
     William Hunter Slocan Conservative
     William John Bowser Vancouver City Conservative
     James Ford Garden
     Alexander Henry Boswell MacGowan
     George Albert McGuire
     Robert Garnett Tatlow
     Henry Frederick William Behnsen Victoria City Conservative
     Frederick Davey
     Richard McBride[nb 1]
     Henry Broughton Thomson
     Stuart Alexander Henderson Yale Liberal
     James Hargrave Schofield Ymir Conservative


  1. ^ a b Elected in both Dewdney and Victoria; choosing to sit for Victoria

Party standings[edit]

Affiliation Members
     Conservative Party 26
     Liberal Party 13
Socialist 3
 Government Majority


By-elections were held for the following members appointed to the provincial cabinet, as was required at the time:[1]

By-elections were held to replace members for various other reasons:[1]

Electoral district Member elected Party Election date Reason
Dewdney William J. Manson Conservative April 17, 1907[nb 1] R. McBride resigned seat; elected in both Victoria City and Dewdney
Nanaimo City James Hurst Hawthornthwaite Conservative January 13, 1909 J.H. Hawthornthwaite resigned seat to contest federal election October 26, 1908


  1. ^ Acclaimed


  1. ^ a b c d "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Premiers of British Columbia 1871-" (PDF). BC Legislature. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia 1872-" (PDF). BC Legislature. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  4. ^ Parker, C. W (1913). Northern who's who; a biographical dictionary of men and women. Volume 1. p. 881. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  5. ^ Roy, Patricia E. "William John Bowser". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  6. ^ Parker, C. W (1916). Northern who's who; a biographical dictionary of men and women. Volume 1. p. 797. Retrieved 2011-08-27.