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BENNETT, The Right Hon. Richard Bedford, P.C., K.C., K.G.St.J., LL.B.
Picture of BENNETT, The Right Hon. Richard Bedford, P.C., K.C., K.G.St.J., LL.B.
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, C 000687
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1870.07.03
Place of Birth: Hopewell, New Brunswick, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1947.06.26 (76 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Barrister, lawyer, teacher
Party Leader:
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 7101 Days (19 years, 5 months, 9 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Calgary West, Alberta Resignation. Conservative (1867-1942) 1935.10.14 Elected
Calgary West, Alberta Conservative (1867-1942) 1930.08.25
(By-Election)
Elected
Calgary West, Alberta Resignation. Acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown. Conservative (1867-1942) 1930.07.28 Elected
Calgary West, Alberta Conservative (1867-1942) 1926.09.14 Elected
Calgary West, Alberta Conservative (1867-1942) 1925.10.29 Elected
Calgary West, Alberta Conservative (1867-1942) 1921.12.06 Defeated
Calgary, Alberta Conservative (1867-1942) 1911.09.21 Elected
Alberta (Provisional District), Northwest Territories Conservative (1867-1942) 1900.11.07 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative (1867-1942) 1900.11.07 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Prime Minister of Canada

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Prime Minister 1930.08.07 - 1935.10.22

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1930.08.07 - 1932.02.02
President of the Privy Council 1930.08.07 - 1935.10.22
Secretary of State for External Affairs 1930.08.07 - 1935.10.22
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1926.07.13 - 1926.09.24
Minister of Mines (acting) 1926.07.13 - 1926.09.24
Minister of the Interior (acting) 1926.07.13 - 1926.09.24
Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs (acting) 1926.07.13 - 1926.09.24
Minister Without Portfolio 1926.07.07 - 1926.07.12
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 1921.10.04 - 1921.12.28

Leader of the Official Opposition

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Official Opposition 1935.10.23 - 1938.07.06
Leader of the Official Opposition 1927.10.12 - 1930.08.06

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^ Political Party Roles
Conservative (1867-1942)

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1927.10.12 - 1927.10.12
Party Leader 1927.10.12 - 1938.07.06

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