Timiskaming South

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Timiskaming South
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Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created1924
District abolished1933
First contested 1925
Last contested1930 by-election

Timiskaming South was a Canadian electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1935. It was located in the northeastern part of the province of Ontario. It was created in 1924 from parts of Nipissing and Timiskaming ridings.

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It consisted of the southern portion of Timiskaming District, along with portions of Nipissing District and Sudbury District.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed between Nipissing and Timiskaming ridings.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Riding created from Timiskaming and Nipissing
15th  1925–1926   Ernest Frederick Armstrong Conservative
16th  1926–1930   Malcolm Lang Labour
17th  1930–1930   Wesley Ashton Gordon Conservative
 1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Timiskaming and Nipissing

Election history

1925 Canadian federal election: Timiskaming South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Conservative Ernest Frederick Armstrong 5,362
  Labour Malcolm Lang 4,558
  Labour Harold Milton Tremaine Welch1,882
1926 Canadian federal election: Timiskaming South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Labour Malcolm Lang 7,309
  Conservative Ernest Frederick Armstrong 6,411
1930 Canadian federal election: Timiskaming South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Conservative Wesley Ashton Gordon 8,729
  Liberal–Labour Malcolm Lang 7,195
By-election: On Mr. Gordon being appointed Minister of Immigration and Colonization and Minister of Mines, 25 August 1930: Timiskaming South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
  Conservative Hon. Wesley Ashton Gordon acclaimed

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