Verdun (electoral district)

Verdun (Electoral District)

Verdun (electoral district)

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<!--uncomment if needed For the current|defunct federal|provincial electoral district, see Verdun --->Verdun (also known as Verdun—Saint-Paul, Verdun—Saint-Henri and Verdun—Saint-Henri—Saint-Paul—Pointe-Saint-Charles) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1949 and from 1953 to 2004.

Verdun—La Salle riding, which covered much of the same area, was represented in the House of Commons from 1949 to 1953.

History

The riding was created as "Verdun" riding in 1933 from parts of Jacques Cartier and St. Anne ridings. It was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Jacques Cartier and "Verdun—La Salle" ridings.

Verdun—La Salle riding was created from Verdun riding in 1947, and was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed into a new Verdun riding and into Jacques-Cartier—Lasalle.

"Verdun" riding was recreated in 1952 from parts of Verdun—La Salle riding. It was renamed "Verdun—Saint-Paul" in 1980, "Verdun—Saint-Henri" in 1996, and "Verdun—Saint-Henri—Saint-Paul—Pointe Saint-Charles" in 2000.

In 2004, the riding was merged into Jeanne-Le Ber riding.

Members of Parliament

This riding elected the following members of Parliament:

  1. Edgar Jules Wermenlinger (1935-1940)
  2. Paul-Émile Côté, Liberal (1940-1954)
  3. Yves Leduc, Liberal (1954-1958)
  4. Harold Monteith, Progressive Conservative (1958-1962)
  5. Bryce...... ...
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