Grenville—Dundas

Grenville—Dundas was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1968. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1925 from parts of Dundas and Grenville ridings.

Grenville—Dundas
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1925
District abolished1966
First contested1925
Last contested1965

It consisted of the counties of Grenville and Dundas.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Grenville—Carleton and Stormont—Dundas ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Dundas and Grenville
15th  1925–1926     Arza Clair Casselman Conservative
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940
19th  1940–1945     National Government
20th  1945–1949     Progressive Conservative
21st  1949–1953
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1958†
 1958–1962 Jean Casselman (Wadds)
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Grenville—Carleton and Stormont—Dundas

Election resultsEdit

1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 8,175
Liberal William Garnet Anderson 5,221
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 8,100
Progressive Preston Elliott 4,744
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 9,498
Liberal William John Taugher 5,078
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 8,936
Liberal Preston Elliott 6,581
Reconstruction Claude Allison Patterson 1,615
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
National Government Arza Clair Casselman 7,225
Liberal William John Taugher 5,642
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 9,306
Liberal James Franklin Casselman 4,634
Co-operative Commonwealth James Shortt 685
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 8,450
Liberal James Franklin Casselman 5,102
Co-operative Commonwealth Arthur Nelson Orr 496
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 8,875
Liberal Arthur Clark Casselman 4,933
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 8,967
Liberal Arthur C. Casselman 4,402
Social Credit R. H. James 1,072
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Arza Clair Casselman 10,793
Liberal Arthur Clark Casselman 4,340
Social Credit R. H. James 473

On Mr. Casselman's death, 11 May 1958:

By-election on 29 September 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jean Casselman 10,309
Liberal Mark Salmon 5,379
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jean Casselman 10,159
Liberal Robert Watters 6,410
New Democratic Reginald S. Libby 299
Social Credit Grace Catherine A. Gough 258
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jean Casselman 10,434
New Democratic Reginald S. Libby 7,207
Liberal John Palmer 7,207
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jean Casselman Wadds 9,845
Liberal John Palmer 6,930
New Democratic René Benoit 595

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