11th Saskatchewan Legislature

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The 11th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the Saskatchewan general election held in June 1948. The assembly sat from February 10, 1949, to May 7, 1952.[1] The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) led by Tommy Douglas formed the government.[2] The Liberal Party led by Walter Adam Tucker formed the official opposition.[3]

Tom Johnston served as speaker for the assembly.[4]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1948:[5]

Electoral district Member Party
  Arm River Gustaf Herman Danielson Liberal
     Athabasca Louis Marcien Marion Independent
  Bengough Allan Lister Samuel Brown Co-operative Commonwealth
  Biggar Woodrow Stanley Lloyd Co-operative Commonwealth
  Cannington William John Patterson Liberal
  Canora Alex Gordon Kuziak Co-operative Commonwealth
  Cumberland Lorne Earl Blanchard Liberal
  Cut Knife Isidore Charles Nollet Co-operative Commonwealth
  Elrose Maurice John Willis Co-operative Commonwealth
  Gravelbourg Edward Milton Culliton Liberal
  Gull Lake Alvin Cecil Murray Co-operative Commonwealth
  Hanley Robert Alexander Walker Co-operative Commonwealth
  Humboldt Arnold William Loehr Liberal
  Kelvington Peter Anton Howe Co-operative Commonwealth
  Kerrobert-Kindersley John Wellbelove Co-operative Commonwealth
  Kinistino William Carlton Woods Liberal
  Last Mountain Jacob Benson Co-operative Commonwealth
  Lumsden William Sancho Thair Co-operative Commonwealth
  Maple Creek Alexander C. Cameron Liberal
  Meadow Lake William Thorneycroft Lofts Liberal
  Melfort John George Egnatoff Liberal
  Melville V. Patrick Deshaye Liberal
  Milestone Jacob Walter Erb Co-operative Commonwealth
  Moose Jaw City John Wesley Corman Co-operative Commonwealth
  Dempster Henry Ratcliffe Heming
  Moosomin Alexander Hamilton McDonald Conservative Liberal
  Morse James William Gibson Co-operative Commonwealth
  Notukeu-Willow Bunch Niles Leonard Buchanan Co-operative Commonwealth
  Pelly John Gray Banks Liberal
  Prince Albert Lachlan Fraser McIntosh Co-operative Commonwealth
  Qu'Appelle-Wolseley Frederick Middleton Dundas Liberal
  Redberry Bernard Leo Korchinski Liberal
  Regina City Charles Cromwell Williams Co-operative Commonwealth
  Clarence Melvin Fines
  Rosetown John Taylor Douglas Co-operative Commonwealth
  Rosthern Walter Adam Tucker Liberal
  Saltcoats Asmundur A. Loptson Liberal
  Saskatoon City Arthur Thomas Stone Co-operative Commonwealth
  John Henry Sturdy
  Shellbrook Louis William Larsen Co-operative Commonwealth
  Souris-Estevan John Edward McCormack Liberal
  Swift Current Harry Gibbs Co-operative Commonwealth
  The Battlefords Paul Prince Liberal
  Tisdale John Hewgill Brockelbank Co-operative Commonwealth
  Torch River John Robert Denike Co-operative Commonwealth
  Touchwood Tom Johnston Co-operative Commonwealth
  Turtleford Leo Trippe Liberal
  Wadena Frederick Arthur Dewhurst Co-operative Commonwealth
  Watrous James Andrew Darling Co-operative Commonwealth
  Weyburn Thomas Clement Douglas Co-operative Commonwealth
  Wilkie John Whitmore Horsman Liberal
  Yorkton Arthur Percy Swallow Co-operative Commonwealth


Party Standings[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Co-operative Commonwealth 31
  Liberal 19
     Independent 1
  Conservative Liberal 1
 Government Majority



By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:[5]

Electoral district Member elected Party Election date Reason
Cannington Rosscoe Arnold McCarthy Liberal November 10, 1949 WJ Patterson named to federal Board of Transport Commissioners[6]
Gull Lake Thomas John Bentley Co-operative Commonwealth November 10, 1949 AC Murray died in September 1949[7]
The Battlefords Hugh James Maher Liberal February 8, 1950 P Prince died December 17, 1949[8]
Gravelbourg Edward Hazen Walker Co-operative Commonwealth July 10, 1951 EM Culliton named to Saskatchewan Court of Appeal[9]



  1. ^ "Saskatchewan Sessions of the Legislative Assembly and Their Duration" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Saskatchewan Premiers" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  3. ^ "Saskatchewan Leaders of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  4. ^ "Saskatchewan Speakers of the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  5. ^ a b "Membership of the Legislatures" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-27. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  6. ^ "Patterson, William John (1886–1976)". Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  7. ^ "Weather Compels Tories to Defer Nomination Meet". Start-Phoenix. Saskatoon. October 20, 1949. p. 3. Retrieved 2012-06-02. 
  8. ^ "Paul Prince Passes Away". Star-Phoenix. Saskatoon. December 17, 1949. p. 3. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  9. ^ "Justices of the Court". Courts of Saskatchewan. Archived from the original on 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-06-02.