Thomas Russell MacNutt

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Thomas Russell MacNutt (September 28, 1895 [1] February 21, 1973 [2] ) was a merchant and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Nipawin from 1952 to 1956 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Liberal.

Saskatchewan Province of Canada

Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without a natural border. It has an area of 651,900 square kilometres (251,700 sq mi), nearly 10 percent of which is fresh water, composed mostly of rivers, reservoirs, and the province's 100,000 lakes.

Nipawin was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. This district was created before the 9th Saskatchewan general election in 1938 as "Torch River", after the rural municipality and the river that flows through it. Redrawn and renamed "Nipawin" in 1952, the constituency was dissolved before the 23rd Saskatchewan general election in 1995.

Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan

The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is the deliberative assembly of the Saskatchewan Legislature in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Bills passed by the assembly are given royal assent by the Queen of Canada in Right of Saskatchewan,. The legislature meets at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina.

He was born in Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, [2] the son of Thomas MacNutt and Margaret McFayden, [3] and was educated there and at the College of Agriculture in Saskatoon. MacNutt served in France with the Third Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps during World War I, was commander of the First Battalion, King's Own Rifles of Canada on the Pacific Coast from 1932 to 1938 and also served in the army during World War II. [2] He married Pearl Rusk. [3] MacNutt was secretary-treasurer for the rural municipality of Saltcoats from 1926 to 1947. He served on the town councils for Saltcoats and Arborfield. [2] MacNutt was unsuccessful candidate for the Melfort seat in the Canadian House of Commons in 1949. [4] He was defeated by Leo Nicholson when he ran for reelection to the provincial assembly in 1956. [5]

Saltcoats, Saskatchewan Town in Saskatchewan, Canada

Saltcoats is a small town in East Central Saskatchewan near the Manitoba border in Canada. The town's population was 474 in 2011. The town was built in the late 19th century, and its economy was driven by the railway. There is no longer passenger service to the town.

Thomas McNutt redirects here. For the American political candidate and businessman Thomas McNutt, see Collin Street Bakery

University of Saskatchewan College of Agriculture and Bioresources

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References

  1. "MacNutt, Thomas Russell". World War I and the University of Saskatchewan. University of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Hansard" (PDF). Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. February 22, 1973. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  3. 1 2 Hawkes, John (1924). The story of Saskatchewan and its people. Volume 3. p. 1805. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  4. "Melfort, Saskatchewan (1924 - 1952)". History of Federal Ridings since 1867. Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  5. "Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral Division" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2012-03-27.