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ROWELL, The Hon. Newton Wesley, P.C.
Picture of ROWELL, The Hon. Newton Wesley, P.C.
Studio:
Canada. Department of National Defence
© Public Domain

Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 005109
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1867.11.01
Place of Birth: London Township, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1941.11.22 (74 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Notes: Grandfather of Henry Newton Rowell "Hal" Jackman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (1991-97).
For family relationships in the Canadian House of Parliament see "Family Ties".
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1262 Days (3 years, 5 months, 14 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Durham, Ontario Resignation. Unionist 1917.12.17 Elected
York East, Ontario Liberal 1900.11.07 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Unionist 1917.12.17 - 1921.05.31
Liberal 1900.11.07 - 1917.12.16

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister presiding over the Department of Health 1919.06.06 - 1920.07.09
President of the Privy Council 1917.10.12 - 1920.07.09

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Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
FunctionCommissionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Chair Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations 1937.08.14 - 1938.11
Commissioner Royal Commission on Customs and Excise 1926.07.20 - 1927
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal Party Ontario -
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Ontario

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition 1911.12 - 1917
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Granddaughter Nancy Ruth, N/A
(Senator)
1942.01.06
Son-in-law Jackman, Harry Rutherford
(M.P.)
1900.11.05 1979.11.22
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 British Empire and world peace.
    Toronto : Victoria College Press; 1922. 307 p.

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