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10th General Assembly of Newfoundland

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Founded  1870
Premier  Charles Fox Bennett
Disbanded  1873
10th General Assembly of Newfoundland
Preceded by  9th General Assembly of Newfoundland
Succeeded by  11th General Assembly of Newfoundland
Last election  Newfoundland general election, 1869

The members of the 10th General Assembly of Newfoundland were elected in the Newfoundland general election held in November 1869. The general assembly sat from 1870 to 1873.

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The Anti-Confederation Party led by Charles Fox Bennett won the election and Bennett served as Newfoundland's premier. The decisive defeat of candidates supporting Confederation put an end to any discussions about union with Canada.

Thomas R. Bennett was chosen as speaker.

Sir Stephen John Hill served as colonial governor of Newfoundland.

Members of the Assembly

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1869:

Notes:

By-elections

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

Notes:

References

10th General Assembly of Newfoundland Wikipedia


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