William Ross MACDONALD

MACDONALD, The Hon. William Ross, P.C., Q.C., LL.D.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Brantford (Ontario)
Birth Date
December 25, 1891
Deceased Date
May 28, 1976
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Ross_Macdonald
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=e8c16189-29ad-469a-9083-524d40cd92d9&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister

Parliamentary Career

October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Brantford City (Ontario)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Brantford City (Ontario)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Brantford City (Ontario)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (September 27, 1945 - April 30, 1949)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Brantford (Ontario)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (September 15, 1949 - June 11, 1953)
  • Leader of the Government in the Senate (January 1, 1953 - June 1, 1957)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 4 of 527)


April 27, 1949

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With the unanimous consent of the house-

Topic:   OLD AGE PENSIONS
Subtopic:   INCREASE OF GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION FROM $30 TO $40 PER MONTH
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April 27, 1949

The Chairman:

I suggest to all hon. members that they should not converse in the chamber. I also have to ask the hon. member for Calgary East not to discuss the exportation of gas under this section.

Topic:   PIPE LINES ACT
Subtopic:   CONTROL OF INTERPROVINCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL OIL OR GAS PIPE LINES
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April 27, 1949

The Chairman:

I declare the amendment

lost.

Topic:   PIPE LINES ACT
Subtopic:   CONTROL OF INTERPROVINCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL OIL OR GAS PIPE LINES
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April 27, 1949

The Chairman:

The hon. member wishes us to revert to section 24; is that the idea?

Topic:   PIPE LINES ACT
Subtopic:   CONTROL OF INTERPROVINCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL OIL OR GAS PIPE LINES
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April 27, 1949

The Chairman:

All in favour of the amendment will say yea.

Topic:   PIPE LINES ACT
Subtopic:   CONTROL OF INTERPROVINCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL OIL OR GAS PIPE LINES
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