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Newfoundland general election, 1869

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Start date  1869

The 11th Newfoundland general election was held in 1869 to elect members of the 10th General Assembly of Newfoundland in the Dominion of Newfoundland. 21 Anti-Confederates (A-C) were elected against 9 Confederates (Con), ending for a moment the debate over joining the Dominion of Canada.

Elected members

  • Twillingate-Fogo
  • Charles Duder (A-C)
  • Smith McKay (A-C)
  • Bonavista Bay
  • James L. Noonan (A-C)
  • William M. Barnes (A-C)
  • Francis Winton (A-C)
  • Trinity Bay
  • Stephen Rendell (Con)
  • Thomas H. Ridley (Con)
  • Alexander Graham (later in a by-election)
  • Robert Alsop (A-C) (defeated after named to cabinet post in 1870)
  • John H. Warren (later, in a by-election)
  • Bay de Verde
  • John Bemister (Con)
  • James J. Rogerson (later, in a by-election)
  • Carbonear
  • John Rorke (Con)
  • Harbour Grace
  • John Munn (Con)
  • William S. Green (Con)
  • Brigus-Port de Grave
  • James B. Woods (A-C)
  • St. John's East
  • William P. Walsh (A-C)
  • James Jordan (A-C)
  • Robert J. Parsons, senior (A-C)
  • St. John's West
  • Peter Brennan (A-C)
  • Thomas Talbot (A-C)
  • Maurice Fenelon (later in a by-election)
  • Henry Renouf (A-C)
  • Lewis Tessier (later, in a by-election)
  • Harbour Main
  • James I. Little (A-C)
  • John Kennedy (A-C)
  • Ferryland
  • Thomas Glen (A-C)
  • Thomas Badcock (or Battcock) (A-C)
  • Placentia-St. Mary's
  • Charles Fox Bennett (A-C) (Leader of the Anti-Confederates)
  • Robert J. Parsons, junior (A-C)
  • Henry Renouf (A-C)
  • Burin
  • Frederick Carter (Con) (Leader of the Confederates)
  • Edward Evans (Con)
  • Fortune Bay
  • Thomas R. Bennett (A-C) (Speaker of the Assembly)
  • Burgeo-LaPoile
  • Prescott Emerson (Con)
  • References

    Newfoundland general election, 1869 Wikipedia


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