James Alexander ROBB

ROBB, The Hon. James Alexander, P.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
Birth Date
August 10, 1859
Deceased Date
November 11, 1929
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Robb_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=3c716a03-43b1-401d-820f-7921b10e5565&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
merchant, miller

Parliamentary Career

October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
LIB
  Huntingdon (Quebec)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
LIB
  Huntingdon (Quebec)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
L LIB
  Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
  • Chief Opposition Whip (January 1, 1919 - January 1, 1919)
December 6, 1921 - December 28, 1921
LIB
  Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
January 19, 1922 - September 5, 1925
LIB
  Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
  • Minister of Trade and Commerce (December 29, 1921 - August 16, 1923)
  • Minister of Immigration and Colonization (August 17, 1923 - September 4, 1925)
October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
LIB
  Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
  • Minister of Finance and Receiver General (September 5, 1925 - June 28, 1926)
  • Minister of Trade and Commerce (November 13, 1925 - June 28, 1926)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
LIB
  Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
  • Minister of Finance and Receiver General (September 25, 1926 - November 11, 1929)
  • Minister of National Defence (October 1, 1926 - October 7, 1926)
November 2, 1926 - November 11, 1929
LIB
  Châteauguay--Huntingdon (Quebec)
  • Minister of Finance and Receiver General (September 25, 1926 - November 11, 1929)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 1968)


June 14, 1929

Mr. ROBB:

So far as this government is

concerned that is not the case.

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June 14, 1929

Mr. ROBB:

They do not come under

this.

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June 14, 1929

Mr. ROBB:

It is a phrase that has been used for many years in the estimates. Generally speaking, it applies to ministers who may be absent from the country on public duty. The ministers in the administration of their departments may be absent from Ottawa.

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June 14, 1929

Mr. ROBB:

Not until they are approved

by the governor in council at least.

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June 14, 1929

Mr. ROBB:

I must refer my hon. friend

to the Auditor General's report.

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