Thomas Waddell (Saskatchewan politician)

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Thomas Waddell (April 26, 1886 [1] 1948 [2] ) was a Scottish-born farmer and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Moose Jaw County from 1926 to 1929 and from 1934 to 1938 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Liberal.

Scotland Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

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.

Moose Jaw County was a provincial electoral division for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The district was created as "Moose Jaw" before the 1st Saskatchewan general election in 1905. The riding was abolished into the districts of Gravelbourg, Bengough, Notukeu-Willow Bunch, and Milestone before the 9th Saskatchewan general election in 1938. It was the constituency of Premier Charles Avery Dunning.

He was born in Hamilton, Scotland, the son of Thomas Waddell and Betsy Clarkson, and was educated there. Waddell came to Canada in 1906. In 1913, he married Helen Mary Wilkins. Waddell was reeve of the rural municipality of Sutton. He lived in Mossbank, Saskatchewan. [1] He was first elected to the provincial assembly in a 1926 by-election [3] held after Charles Avery Dunning ran for a federal seat. [4] Waddell was defeated by Sinclair Alexander Whittaker when he ran for reelection to the assembly in 1929; he defeated Whittaker in the general election that followed in 1934. [5]

Mossbank, Saskatchewan Town in Saskatchewan, Canada

Mossbank is a town in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located south of Old Wives Lake and 70 km south of Moose Jaw

Charles Avery Dunning Premier of Saskatchewan, federal Cabinet minister, businessman, Chancellor of Queens University

Charles Avery Dunning, was a Canadian businessman, politician, and a university chancellor. He was born in Croft, Leicestershire, England.

Sinclair Alexander Whittaker was a merchant and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Moose Jaw County from 1929 to 1934 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Conservative.

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References

  1. 1 2 Normandin, A L (1927). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
  2. "Members of the Legislative Assembly, Saskatchewan" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-31.
  3. "Membership of the Legislatures" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archive Board. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
  4. "Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral Division" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2012-03-27.