George Washington MCPHEE

MCPHEE, George Washington, Q.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Yorkton (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
November 17, 1880
Deceased Date
November 23, 1971
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington_McPhee
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=18b8cc86-9739-4ae6-84d6-27c2ad62b115&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister, crown prosecutor, teacher

Parliamentary Career

October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
LIB
  Yorkton (Saskatchewan)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
LIB
  Yorkton (Saskatchewan)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
LIB
  Yorkton (Saskatchewan)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Yorkton (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 3 of 64)


May 7, 1936

Mr. McPHEE:

It affects the dignity of the house.

Topic:   PRIVILEGE-MR. McPHEE
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May 7, 1936

Mr. McPHEE:

That will be seen from the next paragraph of the article which reads:

The reasons she gave for not listing any members as "handsome" are that "too many have eyes too close together, ears that stick out. crooked noses, weak chins, avoirdupois and bad carriage."

Topic:   PRIVILEGE-MR. McPHEE
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May 7, 1936

Mr. G. W. McPHEE (Yorkton):

Mr. Speaker, I rise to a question of privilege in connection with a matter that concerns the dignity of the members of the House of Commons and

Questions

contravenes the House of Commons Act, being chapter 145 of the revised statutes of Canada. I refer to an article which appears in this morning's Citizen, written by Miss McGee of the Canadian Press. This is headed "Women MJP.'s Give Verdict on Best Looking Men in House." Perhaps I should read just a few short paragraphs of this article in order to lay a foundation for what I am about to say. The article reads:

While the members of the House of Commons have been debating legislation in long hours of argument, the two women members have had ample opportunity to consider their masculine confreres from the standpoint of pulchritude. Yesterday they disclosed their preferences.

They then give their reasons.

Topic:   PRIVILEGE-MR. McPHEE
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April 21, 1936

The CHAIRMAN (Mr. McPhee):

Shall section 11 carry as amended?

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
Subtopic:   ASSISTANCE FOR AGRICULTURAL SETTLEMENT AND REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND OTHER RESOURCES
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April 21, 1936

The CHAIRMAN (Mr. McPhee):

The hon. member has exhausted his forty minutes.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
Subtopic:   ASSISTANCE FOR AGRICULTURAL SETTLEMENT AND REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL AND OTHER RESOURCES
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