William Sora MIDDLEBRO

MIDDLEBRO, William Sora, K.C.

Personal Data

Party
Unionist
Constituency
Grey North (Ontario)
Birth Date
October 17, 1868
Deceased Date
November 17, 1948
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Sora_Middlebro
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=d970d184-d56d-4589-860d-306da0296ebf&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
CON
  Grey North (Ontario)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Grey North (Ontario)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Grey North (Ontario)
  • Whip of the Conservative Party (1867-1942) (January 1, 1918 - January 1, 1921)
  • Chief Government Whip (January 1, 1918 - January 1, 1919)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 220)


May 3, 1921

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

As the section is drafted it might require a majority of all persons who have claims against the estate to be present, whereas what you mean is a majority of those creditors present.

Topic:   REVISED EDITION. COMMONS
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May 3, 1921

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

A majority of all the creditors.

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May 3, 1921

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

The section provides in effect that the remuneration shall be decided by "a majority of the creditors present". Should it not read "a majority of those creditors present"?

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May 3, 1921

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

Substitute "those".

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May 3, 1921

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

That is exactly the point. "The" creditors means all the creditors of the estate. It should read "a majority of those creditors present".

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