13th Manitoba Legislature

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The members of the 13th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in July 1910. The legislature sat from February 9, 1911, to June 15, 1914.[1]

The Conservatives led by Rodmond Roblin formed the government.[1]

Tobias Norris of the Liberal Party was Leader of the Opposition.[2]

James Johnson served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were four sessions of the 13th Legislature:[1]

Session Start End
1st February 9, 1911 March 24, 1911
2nd February 22, 1912 April 6, 1912
3rd January 9, 1913 February 15, 1913
4th December 11, 1913 February 20, 1914

Daniel Hunter McMillan was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba until August 1, 1911, when Douglas Colin Cameron became lieutenant governor.[3]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1910:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[4]
  Amos Lyle Arthur Conservative
  Aimé Bénard Assiniboia Conservative
  James Argue Avondale Conservative
  James H. Howden Beautiful Plains Conservative
  George Malcolm Birtle Liberal
  George R. Coldwell Brandon City Conservative
  Alfred Carroll Brandon South Conservative
  Albert Prefontaine Carillon Conservative
  George Steel Cypress Conservative
  James G. Harvey Dauphin Conservative
  John C. W. Reid Deloraine Conservative
  Rodmond Roblin Dufferin Conservative
  David Henry McFadden Emerson Conservative
  Samuel Hughes Gilbert Plains Conservative
  Baldwin Baldwinson Gimli Conservative
  James William Armstrong Gladstone Liberal
  William Ferguson Hamiota Conservative
  Orton Grain Kildonan and St. Andrews Conservative
  George Lawrence Killarney Conservative
  Charles Duncan McPherson Lakeside Liberal
  Tobias Norris Lansdowne Liberal
  William Molloy La Verendrye Liberal
  Robert Rogers Manitou Conservative
  John W. Thompson Minnedosa Liberal
  Benjamin McConnell Morden Liberal
  Colin Campbell Morris Conservative
  James Bryson Baird Mountain Liberal
  Robert Fern Lyons Norfolk Conservative
  Hugh Armstrong Portage la Prairie Conservative
  Valentine Winkler Rhineland Liberal
  Isaac Riley Rockwood Conservative
  Angus Bonnycastle Russell Conservative
  Joseph Bernier St. Boniface Conservative
  Donald A. Ross Springfield Liberal
  Daniel D. McDonald Swan River Liberal
  James Johnson Turtle Mountain Conservative
  Harvey Simpson Virden Conservative
  Thomas William Taylor Winnipeg Centre Conservative
  Solomon Hart Green Winnipeg North Liberal
  Lendrum McMeans Winnipeg South Conservative
  Thomas Herman Johnson Winnipeg West Liberal



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

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
Russell Frederic Newton Conservative February 4, 1911[5] AL Bonnycastle resigned after recount[1]
Killarney George Lawrence Conservative October 23, 1911 G Lawrence appointed Minister of Agriculture[5]
Manitou James Morrow Conservative October 31, 1911 R Rogers named to Canadian cabinet[5]
The Pas Robert Orok Conservative October 22, 1912 New riding created[5]
Gimli Edmund L. Taylor Conservative May 12, 1913 B Baldwinson named deputy Provincial Secretary[5]
St. Boniface Joseph Bernier Conservative May 21, 1913[5] J Bernier appointed Provincial Secretary[6]
Kildonan and St. Andrews Walter Humphries Montague Conservative November 29, 1913 O Grain resigned[5]



  1. ^ a b c d e f "Members of the Thirteenth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1911-1914)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  2. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2012-12-01.
  3. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  4. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2012-09-23.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "MLA Biographies - Deceased". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30.
  6. ^ Bumsted, J M (1999). Dictionary of Manitoba Biography. University of Manitoba Press. p. 22. ISBN 0887551696. Retrieved 2012-11-21.