Edmonton municipal election, 1897

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The 1897 municipal election was held December 13, 1897, this was the last election to elect a full town council for a one-year term, as the 1898 election was conducted under a staggered system. The election was to elect the town council (consisting of a mayor and six aldermen, each elected for a one-year term), five trustees for the public school division and four trustees for the separate school division.

Voter turnout[edit]

Voter turnout figures for the 1897 municipal election are no longer available.


(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)


William S. Edmiston was acclaimed as mayor.


Public school trustees[edit]

Thomas Bellamy, R J W Mathers, A G Randall, James Ross, and Hedley C. Taylor were elected. Detailed results are no longer available.

Separate (Catholic) school trustees[edit]

N D Beck, Sandy Larue, Antonio Prince, and Georges Roy were elected. Detailed results are no longer available.


City of Edmonton: Edmonton Elections