Edgar Nelson RHODES

RHODES, The Hon. Edgar Nelson, P.C., K.C., B.A., LL.B.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
Birth Date
January 5, 1877
Deceased Date
March 15, 1942
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Nelson_Rhodes
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=0ad88e35-0ebb-4dd8-9601-b39a599b36d1&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
CON
  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (February 3, 1916 - January 17, 1917)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (January 18, 1917 - March 7, 1922)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Cumberland (Nova Scotia)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (January 18, 1917 - March 7, 1922)
September 2, 1930 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
  • Minister of Fisheries (August 7, 1930 - February 2, 1932)
  • Minister of Finance and Receiver General (February 3, 1932 - October 22, 1935)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 1461)


July 3, 1935

Mr. RHODES:

This represents the amount which it is estimated will be required for the operation of the act during the balance of this fiscal year.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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July 3, 1935

Mr. RHODES:

It would be, except for two reasons. The Farm Loan Act as amended provides for alternative officials so that it does not follow of necessity that the same official

Supply-Miscellaneous

will continue in the office. The other reason is this. I prefer not to put his name here at all because, he is receiving a salary out of proportion to the services rendered and this is a matter of justice to this official.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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July 3, 1935

Mr. RHODES:

1 and 2. The Canadian Farm Loan Board advise that at date of last report from the Quebec office, June 25, seven of these applications had been rejected and the remainder are either awaiting receipt of additional information from applicants or are in process of appraisal.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD DECISIONS
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July 3, 1935

Mr. RHODES:

'Return tabled -herewith.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN FARM LOAN BOARD-QUEBEC STAFF
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July 3, 1935

Mr. RHODES:

The other night my hon. friend from New Westminster (Mr. Reid) asked for some information with respect to the salary paid to the supervisor for British Columbia. It is $4,500 per annum.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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