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FAIRCLOUGH, The Right Hon. Ellen Louks, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., LL.D., F.C.A.
Picture of FAIRCLOUGH, The Right Hon. Ellen Louks, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., LL.D., F.C.A.
© House of Commons 1953
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1905.01.28
Place of Birth: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 2004.11.13 (99 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Accountant
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 4711 Days (12 years, 10 months, 24 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1963.04.08 Defeated
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1962.06.18 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1958.03.31 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1957.06.10 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1953.08.10 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1950.05.15
(By-Election)
Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1949.06.27 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1950.05.15 - 1963.04.07

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Postmaster General 1962.08.09 - 1963.04.21
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration 1958.05.12 - 1962.08.08
Secretary of State of Canada First woman appointed Cabinet Minister.
Assumed the functions of Prime Minister, February 19-20, 1958.
1957.06.21 - 1958.05.11

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Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Hamilton,
Ontario
Municipal Government Alderman 1946 - 1949
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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^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. Ellen Fairclough conducted March 9, 1973 / by Peter Stursberg.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1973. 48 leaves

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