William McLean HAMILTON

HAMILTON, The Hon. William McLean, P.C., O.C.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (Quebec)
Birth Date
February 23, 1919
Deceased Date
June 7, 1989
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McLean_Hamilton
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=d2d5537f-110f-44dd-9b18-c73ee4819fc4&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
business executive

Parliamentary Career

August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
PC
  Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (Quebec)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
PC
  Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (Quebec)
  • Postmaster General (June 21, 1957 - July 12, 1962)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
PC
  Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (Quebec)
  • Postmaster General (June 21, 1957 - July 12, 1962)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 331)


April 18, 1962

Hon. W. M. Hamilton (Postmaster General):

Mr. Speaker, I should very much like to accommodate this last request of the hon. member, but there are two obstacles which stand in the way. When I said "last request" I meant "death-bed request". As for the two obstacles, I would point out that the hon. member referred to the wrong party as forming the next government; and second, to be commemorated on a postage stamp one must not be alive. I hope to be both alive and here in this position if the Prime Minister so wishes when this house next convenes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SUGGESTED COMMEMORATIVE STAMP OF PRESENT MINISTER
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April 17, 1962

Mr. Hamilton (Notre Dame de Grace):

Mr. Chairman, I was just seeking simple words that the opposition could understand, and trying to simply phrase them. Certainly I came in after the vote was called. However, as the hon. member knows perfectly well, this rule applies only when the Speaker is in the chair.

Topic:   WAYS AND MEANS
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April 17, 1962

Mr. Hamilton (Notre Dame de Grace):

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until the row has been counted.

Topic:   WAYS AND MEANS
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April 17, 1962

Mr. Hamilton (Notre Dame de Grace):

When the house is in committee an hon. member may come in at any time-

Topic:   WAYS AND MEANS
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April 10, 1962

Mr. Hamilton (Notre Dame de Grace):

What about the population?

Topic:   ESTABLISHMENT OF ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES COMMISSION
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