29th Parliament of British Columbia

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The 29th Legislative Assembly of British Columbia sat from 1970 to 1972. The members were elected in the British Columbia general election held in August 1969.[1] The Social Credit Party led by W. A. C. Bennett formed the government.[2] The New Democratic Party (NDP) led by Dave Barrett formed the official opposition.[3]

William Harvey Murray served as speaker for the assembly.[4]

Members of the 29th General Assembly

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1969:[1]

Member Electoral district Party
  Howard Richmond McDiarmid Alberni Social Credit
     Frank Arthur Calder Atlin NDP
  Francis Xavier Richter Boundary-Similkameen Social Credit
     Gordon Dowding Burnaby-Edmonds NDP
     Eileen Dailly Burnaby North NDP
     James Gibson Lorimer Burnaby-Willingdon NDP
  Alexander Vaughan Fraser Cariboo Social Credit
  William Kenneth Kiernan Chilliwack Social Credit
  James Roland Chabot Columbia River Social Credit
  Daniel Robert John Campbell Comox Social Credit
     David Barrett Coquitlam NDP
     Robert Martin Strachan Cowichan-Malahat NDP
  Robert Lloyd Wenman Delta Social Credit
  George Mussallem Dewdney Social Credit
  Herbert Joseph Bruch Esquimalt Social Credit
  Ray Gillis Williston Fort George Social Credit
  Philip Arthur Gaglardi Kamloops Social Credit
     Leo Thomas Nimsick Kootenay NDP
  Hunter Bertram Vogel Langley Social Credit
  Isabel Dawson Mackenzie Social Credit
  Frank James Ney Nanaimo Social Credit
  Wesley Drewett Black Nelson-Creston Social Credit
     Dennis Geoffrey Cocke New Westminster NDP
  Patricia Jordan North Okanagan Social Credit
  Dean Edward Smith North Peace River Social Credit
     David Maurice Brousson North Vancouver-Capilano Liberal
     Barrie Aird Clark North Vancouver-Seymour Liberal
  George Scott Wallace Oak Bay Social Credit
  Cyril Morley Shelford Omineca Social Credit
  William Harvey Murray Prince Rupert Social Credit
  Burton Peter Campbell Revelstoke-Slocan Social Credit
  Ernest A. LeCours Richmond Social Credit
  Donald Leslie Brothers Rossland-Trail Social Credit
  John Douglas Tidball Tisdalle Saanich and the Islands Social Credit
  Willis Franklin Jefcoat Shuswap Social Credit
  Dudley George Little Skeena Social Credit
  William Andrew Cecil Bennett South Okanagan Social Credit
  Donald Albert Marshall South Peace River Social Credit
     Ernest Hall Surrey NDP
  Harold James Merilees Vancouver-Burrard Social Credit
  Bert Price
  Harold Peter (Herb) Capozzi Vancouver Centre Social Credit
  Evan Maurice Wolfe
     Alexander Barrett MacDonald Vancouver East NDP
     Robert Arthur Williams
  Grace Mary McCarthy Vancouver-Little Mountain Social Credit
  Leslie Raymond Peterson
     Garde Basil Gardom Vancouver-Point Grey Liberal
     Patrick Lucey McGeer
  Agnes Kripps Vancouver South Social Credit
  Ralph Raymond Loffmark
  William Neelands Chant Victoria Social Credit
  Waldo McTavish Skillings
     Louis Allan Williams West Vancouver-Howe Sound Liberal
     William Leonard Hartley Yale-Lillooet NDP


Party standings

Affiliation Members
Social Credit 38
     New Democratic Party 12
Liberal 5
 Government Majority



Other changes


  1. ^ a b "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Premiers of British Columbia 1871-" (PDF). BC Legislature. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition in British Columbia 1903-" (PDF). BC Legislature. Retrieved 2011-07-20. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia 1872-" (PDF). BC Legislature. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  5. ^ a b http://www.llbc.leg.bc.ca/public/reference/checklist_of_mlas.pdf
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