was a federal electoral district in Ontario
. It was represented in the Canadian House of Commons
from 1904 to 2004. It consisted of the eastern part of the city of Hamilton, Ontario
. It is considered a working class
was created in 1903 from parts of Hamilton
riding. The riding elected Labour Member of Parliament
(MP) Humphrey Mitchell
from 1931 until 1935.
Hamilton East initially shall consist of wards 1, 6 and 7 of the City of Hamilton. In 1914, it was redefined as consisting of the part of the city of Hamilton described by a line beginning where Ottawa street meets Burlington Bay, south along Ottawa street, west along Burlington street, south along the division line between lots number five and six of the township of Barton, west along Barton Street, south along Sherman Avenue, west along the brow of the mountain, south along Wentworth Street, west along Aberdeen Avenue, north along Ferguson Avenue, west along King street, north along Hughson street to Burlington Bay.
In 1924, it was redefined as consisting the part of the city of Hamilton lying east of Wellington Street and west of Ottawa Street. In 1933, it was redefined to exclude the part of the city lying south of a line from Wellington Street east along Concession Street, north along Sherman Avenue, easte along the brow of the mountain to the city limit. In 1952, it was redefined to consist of the part of the city of Hamilton bounded on the east by Ottawa Street,... Read More