17th Parliament of Ontario

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The 17th Legislative Assembly of Ontario was in session from December 1, 1926, until September 17, 1929, just prior to the 1929 general election. The majority party was the Ontario Conservative Party led by George Howard Ferguson.

William David Black served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

Riding Member Party
Addington William David Black Conservative
Algoma John Morrow Robb Conservative
Beaches Thomas Alexander Murphy Conservative
Bellwoods William Henry Edwards Conservative
Bracondale Arthur Russell Nesbitt Conservative
Brant County Harry Corwin Nixon Progressive
Brantford William George Martin Conservative
Brockton Frederick George McBrien Conservative
Brockville Hezekiah Allan Clark Conservative
Bruce North Alexander Patterson Mewhinney Liberal
Bruce South Malcolm Alex McCallum Progressive
Foster Graham Moffatt (1928) Conservative
Carleton Adam Holland Acres Conservative
Cochrane North Albert Victor Waters Conservative
Cochrane South Alfred Franklin Kenning Conservative
Dovercourt Samuel Thomas Wright Conservative
Dufferin Thomas Kerr Slack Progressive
Dundas George Smyth Liberal-Prohibitionist
Durham William John Bragg Liberal
Eglinton Herbert Henry Ball Conservative
Elgin East Edward Blake Miller Liberal
Elgin West Findlay George MacDiarmid Conservative
Essex North Paul Poisson Conservative
Essex South Charles George Fletcher Liberal
Fort William Franklin Harford Spence Conservative
Frontenac—Lennox Edward Ming Liberal
Glengarry Angus McGillis Conservative
Greenwood George Joseph Smith Conservative
Grenville George Howard Ferguson Conservative
Grey North David James Taylor Progressive
Grey South Farquhar Robert Oliver United Farmers[nb 1]
Haldimand Robert Francis Miller Liberal
Halton George Hillmer Conservative
Hamilton Centre Thomas William Jutten Conservative
Hamilton East Leeming Carr Conservative
William Morrison (1928) Conservative
Hamilton West Frederick Thomas Smye Conservative
Hastings East James Ferguson Hill Conservative
Hastings North John Robert Cooke Conservative
Hastings West William Henry Ireland Conservative
High Park William Alexander Baird Conservative
Huron North Charles Alexander Robertson Liberal
Huron South William George Medd United Farmers[nb 2]
Kenora Joseph Pattulo Earngey Conservative
Kent East Christopher Gardiner Progressive
Kent West Archibald Clement Calder Conservative
Kingston Thomas Ashmore Kidd Conservative
Lambton East Leslie Warner Oke United Farmers[nb 1]
Lambton West Wilfred Smith Haney Conservative
Lanark North Thomas Alfred Thompson Conservative
Lanark South Egerton Reuben Stedman Conservative
Leeds Frederick James Skinner Conservative
Lincoln Robert Henry Kemp Progressive
London North James Percy Moore Conservative
London South John Cameron Wilson Conservative
Manitoulin Thomas Farquhar United Farmers[nb 1]
Middlesex North Alexander Daniel McLean Independent-Progressive
Middlesex West John Giles Lethbridge Progressive
Muskoka George Walter Ecclestone Conservative
Niagara Falls William Gore Willson Conservative
Nipissing Henri Morel Conservative
Norfolk John Strickler Martin Conservative
Northumberland William George Robertson Liberal
Ontario North John Wesley Widdifield United Farmers[nb 2]
Ontario South William Edmund Newton Sinclair Liberal
Ottawa East Joseph Albert Pinard Liberal
Ottawa North Albert Edwin Honeywell Conservative
Ottawa South Thomas Miles Birkett Conservative
Oxford North David Munroe Ross Liberal-Progressive
Oxford South Merton Elvin Scott Liberal-Progressive
Parkdale William Herbert Price Conservative
Parry Sound George Vernon Harcourt Conservative
Peel Thomas Laird Kennedy Conservative
Perth North Joseph Dunsmore Monteith Conservative
Perth South Albert Alexander Colquhoun Conservative
Peterborough City William Herbert Bradburn Conservative
Peterborough County William Alfred Anderson Liberal
Port Arthur Donald McDonald Hogarth Conservative
Prescott Edmond Proulx Independent-Liberal
Prince Edward William Edgar Raney [nb 3] United Farmers[nb 2]
Horace Stanley Colliver (1928) Conservative
Rainy River James Arthur Mathieu Conservative
Renfrew North Alexander Stuart Conservative
Edward Arunah Dunlop (1929) Conservative
Renfrew South Thomas Moore Costello Conservative
Riverdale George Oakley Conservative
Russell Aurélien Bélanger Liberal
Sault Ste. Marie James Lyons Conservative
Simcoe Centre Charles Ernest Wright Conservative
Simcoe East William Finlayson Conservative
Simcoe Southwest John Henry Mitchell Liberal-Progressive
St. Andrew William Robertson Flett Conservative
St. Catharines Edwin Cyrus Graves Conservative
St. David Joseph Elijah Thompson Conservative
St. George Henry Scholfield Conservative
St. Patrick John Allister Currie Conservative
Stormont Duncan Alexander McNaughton Conservative
Sturgeon Falls Théodore Legault Independent-Liberal
Sudbury Charles McCrea Conservative
Timiskaming Angus John Kennedy Conservative
Victoria North William Newman Liberal
Victoria South Frederick George Sandy Liberal-Progressive
Waterloo North William George Weichel Conservative
Waterloo South Karl Kenneth Homuth Labour
Welland Marshall Vaughan Conservative
Wellington Northeast George Alexander McQuibban Liberal
Wellington South Lincoln Goldie Conservative
Wellington West William Clarke Chambers Conservative
Wentworth North Alex Laurence Shaver Conservative
Wentworth South Thomas Joseph Mahony Conservative
Windsor East Frank Worthington Wilson Conservative
Windsor West John Frederick Reid Conservative
Woodbine George Sylvester Shields Conservative
York East George Stewart Henry Conservative
York North Peter William Pearson Liberal
York South Leopold Macaulay Conservative
York West Forbes Godfrey Conservative


  1. ^ a b c Oliver, Farquhar and Oke sat as their own UFO faction. Other United Farmer MLAs belonged to the Progressive caucus
  2. ^ a b c Sat with the Progressive caucus
  3. ^ appointed judge


  1. ^ "Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario". Legislative Assembly of Ontario.