18th General Assembly of Newfoundland
|18th General Assembly of Newfoundland|
Colonial Building seat of the Newfoundland government and the House of Assembly from January 28, 1850, to July 28, 1959.
|Preceded by||17th General Assembly of Newfoundland|
|Succeeded by||19th General Assembly of Newfoundland|
|Newfoundland general election, 1897|
The members of the 18th General Assembly of Newfoundland were elected in the Newfoundland general election held in October 1897. The general assembly sat from 1898 to 1900.
Members of the Assembly
The following members were elected to the assembly in 1897:
|Abraham Kean||Bay de Verde||Tory|
|W. P. Rogerson|
|John A. Robinson|
|Henry Y. Mott||Burgeo-La Poile||Tory|
|James S. Winter||Burin||Tory|
|John E. Lake|
|Michael P. Cashin||Ferryland||Liberal|
|Thomas C. Duder||Fogo||Tory|
|H. R. Hayward||Fortune Bay||Tory|
|William H. Horwood||Harbour Grace||Liberal|
|William A. Oke|
|J. J. St. John||Harbour Main||Tory|
|William J. S. Donnelly||Placentia and St. Mary's||Tory|
|Michael H. Carty|
|Charles Dawe||Port de Grave||Tory|
|Albert Bradshaw||St. Barbe||Tory|
|Michael P. Gibbs||St. George's||Tory|
|John P. Fox||St. John's East||Liberal|
|Thomas J. Murphy|
|Lawrence O'Brien Furlong|
|Edward Morris||St. John's West||Liberal|
|James C. Tessier|
|James J. Callanan|
|Robert S. Bremner||Trinity||Tory|
By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:
|Electoral district||Member elected||Affiliation||Election date||Reason|
|Burin||James Spearman Winter[nb 1]||Tory||November 29, 1897||JS Winter named to cabinet; required to run for reelection|
|Fogo||Thomas C. Duder[nb 1]||Tory||TC Duder named to cabinet; required to run for reelection|
|Harbour Main||William Woodford[nb 1]||Tory||W Woodford named to cabinet; required to run for reelection|
|Bonavista||Alfred B. Morine[nb 1]||Tory||JA Robinson named to Legislative Council|
|Trinity||John A. Robinson[nb 1]||Tory||April 29, 1898||L March resigned seat|
|Placentia and St. Mary's||Richard T. McGrath||Liberal||May 25, 1899||WJS Donnelly named to cabinet; required to run for reelection|
|Fortune Bay||Charles Way||Liberal||1899||H R Hayward died June 13, 1899|
- Elected by acclamation
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