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BRACKEN, The Hon. John, P.C., B.S.A., LL.D.
Picture of BRACKEN, The Hon. John, P.C., B.S.A., LL.D.
© House of Commons 1945
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1883.06.22
Place of Birth: Ellisville, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1969.03.18 (85 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Author, farmer, professor
Party Leader:
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1477 Days (4 years, 16 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Brandon, Manitoba Progressive Conservative 1949.06.27 Defeated
Neepawa, Manitoba Progressive Conservative 1945.06.11 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1942.12.11 - 1949.06.26

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Leader of the Official Opposition

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Official Opposition 1945.06.11 - 1948.07.20

^ Committees - House of Commons
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^ Political Party Roles
Progressive Conservative Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1942.12.11 - 1942.12.11
Party Leader 1942.12.11 - 1948.07.20
Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
FunctionCommissionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Commissioner Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Distribution of Railway Box Cars 1958.01.31 - 1959
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Manitoba 1927.06.28 - 1932.06.16
United Farmers of Manitoba Manitoba 1922.10.05 - 1927.06.27
Liberal Progressive Manitoba -
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
The Pas Manitoba 1922.10.05 - 1943.01.15
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly Manitoba 1922.10.05 - 1943.01.15
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Manitoba

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Agriculture 1936.04.28 - 1936.09.21
Provincial Secretary 1935.05.10 - 1939.11.28
Railway Commissioner 1935.05.10 - 1940.11.04
Minister of Mines and Natural Resources 1928.04.19 - 1920.10.25
Minister of Public Utilities 1927.04.29 - 1928.04.19
Provincial Treasurer 1925.01.18 - 1932.05.27
Minister of Agriculture 1923.12.03 - 1925.01.12
Railway Commissioner 1922.08.10 - 1923.12.03
Provincial Lands Commissioner 1922.08.10 - 1923.12.03
Premier 1922.08.08 - 1943.01.13
Minister of Education 1922.08.08 - 1923.12.03
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

  • Alaska wheat: a fraud.
    Regina : J. W. Reid; [1919?]. 2 p.

  • Alfalfa in Saskatchewan.
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [1920?].

  • Alfalfa seed production.
    [Moose Jaw, Sask. ?] : s.n.; Moose Jaw [Sask]: Times Co, [191?].

  • The best varieties of farm crops for Saskatchewan .
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [1919?]. 10 p.

  • Corn growing in Saskatchewan .
    Regina : J. W. Reid; [1917?]. 7 p.

  • Crop production in Western Canada.
    Winnipeg : The Grain Growers' Guide Ltd.; 1920. xxvi, 423 p.

  • Dry farming in Western Canada.
    Winnipeg : The Grain Growers' Guide, Ltd.; 1921. 386 p.

  • Hay and pasture crops for Saskatchewan .
    Saskatoon, Sask. : [s.n.]; 1916. 17 p.

  • Hybridization in its relation to the improvement of wheat.
    Thesis -- University of Guelph Ontario Agricultural College; 1906. 200 p.

  • John Bracken says.
    Toronto : Oxford University Press; 1944. v, 134 p.

  • Lessons from the rust epidemic of 1916 .
    Regina : J.W. Reid; 1917. 16 p.

  • The management of drifting soils .
    Regina : King's printer; [191-?]. 7 p.

  • The management of Saskatchewan soils.
    Regina : J. W. Reid; [1914?]. 4 p.

  • Potato growing in Saskatchewan .
    Regina : J. W. Reid; [1917?]. 10 p.

  • The problem of crop production .
    Regina : J. W. Reid; 1917. 24 p.

  • Seed grain, seed treatment and seeding .
    Regina : J. W. Reid; [1919?]. 8 p.

  • Seed Grain, seed treatment and seeding.
    [S.l. : s.n.]; 1916. 8 p.

  • The summerfallow .
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [191-?]. 7 p.

  • Sweet clover .
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [1915?]. 4 p.

  • Tillage methods for areas of light rainfall in western Canada.
    [Saskatoon, Sask.?] : s.n; [1916?]. 15 p.

  • The tillage of prairie sod .
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [1917?].

  • The tillage of stubble land with particular reference cereal crops.
    Regina : Reid; [19--?]. 8 p.

  • The tillage of stubble land .
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [1918?].

  • The value of rusted or shrunken wheat for seed .
    [Regina] : J. W. Reid; 1917. 12 p.

  • Wheat growing in Saskatchewan.
    Saskatoon, Sask. : Dept. of Field Husbandry, College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan; [1916?]. 106 p.

  • Winter rye.
    Regina : Reid; [19--?]. 4 p.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • Alfalfa in Saskatchewan and the alfalfa growing competition: being a bulletin prepared under the direction of the committee appointed by the minister of agriculture to conduct the competition . Auld, Francis Hedley and John Bracken
    Saskatoon, Sask. : [s.n.]; 1911. 41 p.

  • The culture of flax in Saskatchewan . Bracken, John and A.W. Henry
    Regina : J. W. Reid; 1919. 4 p.

  • Durum wheat . Bracken, John and A.W. Henry
    Regina : J. W. Reid; [1919?]. 4 p.

  • Varieties of small grains for Saskatchewan. Bracken, John and G.H. Cutler
    Regina : J.W. Reid; [1917?]. 8 p.

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