12th Saskatchewan Legislature

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The 12th Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was elected in the Saskatchewan general election held in June 1952. The assembly sat from February 12, 1953, to May 8, 1956.[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. After Tucker returned to federal politics in 1953,[3] Asmundur Loptson served as interim Liberal Party leader.[4] Alexander Hamilton McDonald became Liberal Party leader and leader of the opposition in 1955.[5]

Tom Johnston served as speaker for the assembly.[6]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1952:[7]

Electoral district Member Party
  Arm River Gustaf Herman Danielson Liberal
  Athabasca James Ripley Liberal
  Bengough Allan Lister Samuel Brown Co-operative Commonwealth
  Biggar Woodrow Stanley Lloyd Co-operative Commonwealth
  Cannington Rosscoe Arnold McCarthy Liberal
  Canora Alex Gordon Kuziak Co-operative Commonwealth
  Cumberland Bill Berezowsky Co-operative Commonwealth
  Cut Knife Isidore Charles Nollet Co-operative Commonwealth
  Elrose Maurice John Willis Co-operative Commonwealth
  Gravelbourg Edward Hazen Walker Co-operative Commonwealth
  Hanley Robert Alexander Walker Co-operative Commonwealth
  Humboldt Joseph William Burton Co-operative Commonwealth
  Kelsey John Hewgill Brockelbank Co-operative Commonwealth
  Kelvington Peter Anton Howe Co-operative Commonwealth
  Kerrobert-Kindersley John Wellbelove Co-operative Commonwealth
  Kinistino Henry Begrand Co-operative Commonwealth
  Last Mountain Russell Brown Co-operative Commonwealth
  Lumsden William Sancho Thair Co-operative Commonwealth
  Maple Creek Alexander C. Cameron Liberal
  Meadow Lake Hugh Clifford Dunfield Liberal
  Melfort-Tisdale Clarence George Willis Co-operative Commonwealth
  Melville A. Percy Brown Co-operative Commonwealth
  Milestone Jacob Walter Erb Co-operative Commonwealth
  Moose Jaw City John Wesley Corman Co-operative Commonwealth
  Dempster Henry Ratcliffe Heming
  Moosomin Alexander Hamilton McDonald Liberal
  Morse James William Gibson Co-operative Commonwealth
  Nipawin Thomas Russell MacNutt Liberal
  Notukeu-Willow Bunch Niles Leonard Buchanan Co-operative Commonwealth
  Pelly Arnold Feusi Co-operative Commonwealth
  Prince Albert Lachlan Fraser McIntosh Co-operative Commonwealth
  Qu'Appelle-Wolseley William Henry Wahl Co-operative Commonwealth
  Redberry Dmytro Zipchen Co-operative Commonwealth
  Regina City Charles Cromwell Williams Co-operative Commonwealth
  Clarence Melvin Fines
  Marjorie Alexandra Cooper
  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
  Shaunavon Thomas John Bentley Co-operative Commonwealth
  Shellbrook Louis William Larsen Co-operative Commonwealth
  Souris-Estevan John Edward McCormack Liberal
  Swift Current Harry Gibbs Co-operative Commonwealth
  The Battlefords Eiling Kramer Co-operative Commonwealth
  Touchwood Tom Johnston Co-operative Commonwealth
  Turtleford Bob Wooff Co-operative Commonwealth
  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

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Party Standings[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Co-operative Commonwealth 42
  Liberal 11
 Total
53
 Government Majority
31

Notes:


By-elections[edit]

By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:[7]

Electoral district Member elected Party Election date Reason
Rosthern Samuel Henry Carr Liberal October 28, 1953 WA Tucker ran for federal seat[3]
Souris-Estevan Robert Kohaly Progressive Conservative October 28, 1953 JE McCormack died March 14, 1953[8]

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References[edit]

  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.
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  4. ^ "Saskatchewan Leaders of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
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  6. ^ "Saskatchewan Speakers of the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  7. ^ a b "Membership of the Legislatures" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-27. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
  8. ^ "Many at funeral of Ed Mccormack". Leader-Post. Saskatoon. March 19, 1953. p. 14. Retrieved 2012-06-17.