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KNOWLES, The Hon. Stanley Howard, P.C., O.C., B.A., B.D., LL.D.
Picture of KNOWLES, The Hon. Stanley Howard, P.C., O.C., B.A., B.D., LL.D.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1908.06.18
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1997.06.09 (88 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Clergyperson, minister, printer
Notes: Founding member of the New Democratic Party.
In 1984, made honorary officer of Parliament by Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 13714 Days (37 years, 6 months, 18 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1980.02.18 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1979.05.22 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1974.07.08 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1972.10.30 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1968.06.25 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1965.11.08 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1963.04.08 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1962.06.18 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1958.03.31 Defeated
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1957.06.10 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1953.08.10 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1949.06.27 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1945.06.11 Elected
Winnipeg North Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1942.11.30
(By-Election)
Elected
Springfield, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1940.03.26 Defeated
Winnipeg South Centre, Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1935.10.14 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
New Democratic Party 1962.06.18 - 1984.09.03
Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.) 1942.11.30 - 1958.03.31

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
House Leader

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
N.D.P. House Leader 1962.09 - 1984

Whip

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Whip of the N.D.P. 1962 - 1972.12
Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation 1944 - 1958

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Veterans Affairs 1981.10 - 1982.02.09
National Health and Welfare 1976 - 1977
Treasury Board 1976 - 1977
Veterans Affairs 1976 - 1977

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Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Winnipeg,
Manitoba
Municipal Government Alderman 1941 - 1942
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
British Army Honorary Colonel 1945 -
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • The abolition of the Senate : [two essays] .
    [Ottawa : 1964]. 5, 5 leaves

  • How Parliament works : a paper for the annual Education Conference of the Ontario Federation of Labour, Niagara Falls, Ontario, February 13, 1965.
    [Ottawa? : s.n.; 1965]. 16 leaves

  • The new party.
    Toronto : McClelland and Stewart; 1961. 136 p.

  • The new party.
    Ottawa : s.n.; 1961. 1 v. (various pagings)

  • Le nouveau parti / trad. de l'anglais par Michel van Schendel; Préf. de Gérard Filion.
    Montréal : Editions du Jour; [1961]. 158 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Business, labour and politics.
    In: Canadian politics : speeches by F. M. Watkins... [et al.] / edited by J. G. Greenslade.. Sackville, N.B. : [Mount Allison University]; 1959. p. 33-48


Articles

  • Some thoughts on Parliamentary procedure.
    Queen's Quarterly. 63(4):525-527 Winter 1957.


^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. Stanley Knowles conducted August 5, 1976 / by Peter Stursberg.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1976. 51 leaves

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