George A. Drew

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George A. Drew
14th Premier of Ontario
In office
August 17, 1943 October 19, 1948


George Drew Archives are held at Library and Archives Canada [37] and the Archives of Ontario. [38]

Books and articles

Electoral record (federal)

1953 Canadian federal election : Carleton
Progressive Conservative George Drew 20,13755.25+2.26
Liberal John H. McDonald14,67640.26–0.45
Co-operative Commonwealth Stewart I. Crawford1,0752.95–3.35
Social Credit Eric Kingsley Fallis5621.54
Total valid votes36,450100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +1.36
1949 Canadian federal election : Carleton
Progressive Conservative George Drew 18,14152.99–23.28
Liberal John H. McDonald13,93740.71
Co-operative Commonwealth Eugene Forsey 2,1556.30–14.63
Total valid votes34,233100.0  
Progressive Conservative hold Swing –32.00

References and notes

  1. Lloyd, Richard Douglas (1995). Pride, Prejudice and Politics: A-B. The Ontario years. ISBN   9780969596578.
  2. Drew, George A. (1930). Canada's fighting airmen. Toronto. MacLean Publishing Company Limited.
  3. 1 2 "George Drew Ontario's premier in '40s dies at 78". The Toronto Star. Toronto. 4-Star Edition. 1973-01-04. pp. 1, 12–13.
  4. 1 2 Duffy, Robert (1973-01-05). "George Drew — served as Premier of Ontario for five years, then led Opposition in Ottawa for eight". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. p. 11.
  5. Star Staff (1945-06-02). "The Man Who Makes the Charges". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. 4.
  6. 1 2 3 Genizi 2002, p. 59.
  7. MacDonald, Donald C. (1998). The Happy Warrior: Political Memoirs, 2nd Ed. Toronto: Dundurn Press. pp. 291–297. ISBN   1-55002-307-1.
  8. Caplan, Gerald (1973). The Dilemma of Canadian Socialism: The CCF in Ontario . Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. p.  157. ISBN   0-7710-1896-7.
  9. "Dempster explains report inaccuracies". The Windsor Daily Star. Windsor, Ontario. The Canadian Press. 1945-07-07. p. 12. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  10. Star Staff (1945-06-02). "Special set-up all new under Drew–Jolliffe". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. pp. 1–2. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  11. Caplan (1973), pp. 182184,187
  12. Caplan (1973), p. 168
  13. 1 2 3 4 5 Star Staff (1945-05-29). "Mr. Justice Lebel to probe C.C.F. Drew Gestapo charge". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. 4. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  14. Star Staff (1945-06-21). "Jolliffe is on stand in first day of inquiry". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. p. 8. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  15. "Segwick and Jolliffe wind up probe argument". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1945-07-21. p. 26. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  16. The Canadian Press (1945-10-12). "Premier Drew and his government absolved of forming "Gestapo"". The Evening Citizen. Ottawa. p. 13. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  17. Star Staff (1945-10-15). "Principles involved most important-Lebel Report". The Toronto Daily Star. p. 3. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  18. UPC (1981-12-03). "Former Ontario premier 'knew of police spy unit'". The Montreal Gazette. Montreal. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  19. 1 2 3 The Canadian Press (1945-06-05). "C.C.F. routed in Ontario; Drew wins 66 of 90 seats". The Calgary Herald. Calgary, Alberta. p. 1. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  20. Caplan (1973), p. 171
  21. 1 2 3 "George Drew: A builder of Ontario". The Toronto Star. Toronto. 4-Star Edition. 1973-01-04. p. 6.
  22. 1 2 3 "George Drew personified the Conservative image". The Toronto Star. Toronto. 4-Star Edition. 1973-01-04. p. 12.
  23. Downey, Donn (1988-04-11). "William Horace Temple: Tub-thumping prohibitionist kept pocket of Toronto dry". The Globe and Mail . Toronto: CTVglobemedia. p. A14.
  24. Bradburn, Jamie (2008-10-07). "Vintage Toronto Ads: Booted by a Billboard". Torontoist. Toronto: Ink Truck Media. Archived from the original on 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  25. "Drew Will Seek Federal Seat in Carleton County: Boucher Will Resign In Favor of Leader". The Evening Citizen. Ottawa. 1948-10-29. p. 17.
  26. 1 2 3 MacDonald, p. 296–297.
  27. 1 2 3 Swanson, Frank (1948-12-07). "Name-calling joust at Richmond meeting". The Evening Citizen. Ottawa. p. 12. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
  28. Hickey, Harvey (1948-12-21). "Drew Sweeps Carleton with Record Vote: Forsey Loses his Deposit; Carson Wins". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. p. 1.
  29. 1949 Canadian federal election
  30. "How Ontario Voted in Monday's Election". The Toronto Daily Star. Toronto. 1949-06-28. p. 7.
  31. Clerk, Office of the City (2021-03-09). "Awards and Recognition". Retrieved 2021-08-04.
  32. "It's an honour: Order of Canada, George A. Drew". Governor General of Canada Website. Ottawa: Queen's Printer for Canada. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2012-01-14.
  33. 1 2 "George Drew semi-conscious". The Toronto Star. Toronto. 1973-01-03. p. 2.
  34. 1 2 "Funeral at St. Paul's, burial in Guelph". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. 1973-01-05. p. 11.
  35. "Honorary Degree Recipients 1850 - 2016" (PDF). University of Toronto.
  36. "HONORARY DEGREES AWARDED 1881 - PRESENT" (PDF). Western University - Canada.
  37. "Finding aid to George Drew fonds, Library and Archives Canada" (PDF). Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  38. "Archives of Ontario, Office of the Premier, George Drew Series" . Retrieved 2020-05-15.
Political offices
Preceded by Leader of the Opposition in the
Ontario Legislature

Succeeded by
Preceded by Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party
Succeeded by
Leader of the Official Opposition in the House of Commons of Canada
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by Member of Parliament from Carleton
Succeeded by
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
Succeeded by
Academic offices
New office Chancellor of the University of Guelph
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