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MACDONALD, The Hon. William Ross, P.C., Q.C., LL.D.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1891.12.25
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1976.05.28 (84 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Barrister
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 11758 Days (32 years, 2 months, 10 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Brantford, Ontario Resigned Liberal 1953.06.12 - 1967.12.22 St-Laurent, Louis Stephen
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Brantford, Ontario Liberal 1949.06.27 Elected
Brantford City, Ontario Liberal 1945.06.11 Elected
Brantford City, Ontario Liberal 1940.03.26 Elected
Brantford City, Ontario Liberal 1935.10.14 Elected
Brantford City, Ontario Liberal 1930.07.28 Defeated
Brantford City, Ontario Liberal 1926.09.14 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1935.10.14 - 1967.12.22

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Speaker of The House of Commons

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Speaker of the House of Commons 1949.09.15 - 1953.06.11

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister Without Portfolio Resignation. Wants to make room for younger ministers. 1963.04.22 - 1964.02.02
Solicitor General of Canada 1954.01.12 - 1957.06.20
Minister Without Portfolio 1953.10.14 - 1954.01.11

Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Government in the Senate 1963.04.22 - 1964.02.02
Leader of the Government in the Senate The position of leader was vacant from June 21 to October 9, 1957. 1953 - 1957.06

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate 1957.01.01 - 1963.01.01

Deputy Speaker

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons 1945.09.27 - 1949.04.30

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Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
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Ontario

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Lieutenant Governor 1968.07.04 - 1974.04.09
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
4th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 1914 - 1918
2nd Cycle Corps, Canadian Expeditionary Force Private and N.C.O. (non-commissioned officer) -
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