♂ Adam Crooks

Record
13517 · 11681
Type of record
Elected candidate
Known but unelected candidate
Perennial candidate
Deceased Performance: 71%
 
Ontario 7 5 2
Crooks's political career ended in 1884 when he was declared « incurably insane. »
Birth Death Lived Died in office
11 December 1827
(194 years 8 months ago)
28 December 1885
(136 years 7 months ago)
58 years No
Personal links
Who ...is/was his Note
James Crooks (1778–1860) Father
Service summary
Legislature Total Government Opposition
Ontario
Days years months days
4,454 12 2 10
Days years months days
3,328 9 1 9
Days years months days
1,126 3 0 30
The calculations in years, months and days are approximate and might be off by a few days due to the base date used for these calculations.
Electoral history
→ 7 recorded electoral participations
→ 8 electoral path points
 
→ 2 known challengers:
 
Matthew C. Cameron  m 
John Wallis  m  (2 runoffs)
 
Provincial
Ass.: 1
Ontario Toronto West
3 September 1867 Age:
39
Defeated but would be elected to this legislature
General 2/2 LIB 42.74% 1,074 of 2,513 Elig.: 4,747 Parti.: 52.94%
Winner > PC 57.26% 1,439 (+365) John Wallis  m  ( 52 )
ID: 32669(F) — 1 Aug 2021 19:21 ET
Provincial
Ass.: 2
Ontario Toronto West
21 March 1871 Age:
43
→ New to this legislature
General 1/2 LIB 53.05% 1,487 of 2,803 Elig.: 5,407 Parti.: 51.84%
Loser > PC 46.95% 1,316 (-171) John Wallis  m  ( 56 )
  Post-Election...
18 December 1871 > CONS LIB His party took power
20 December 1871 > 44 LIB Vac. Resigned: Successfully ran in a ministerial by-election
ID: 32752(F) — 21 Feb 2022 15:48 ET Service: 0 year 8 months 29 days (O & G)
Provincial
Ass.: 2
Ontario Toronto West
9 January 1872 Age:
44
Re-elected to this legislature
By-Election 1/1 LIB 0.00% 0 of 0 Elig.: n/a Parti.: n/a
By acclamation  
ID: 33063(F) — 21 Feb 2022 13:36 ET Service: 3 years 0 month 8 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 3
Ontario Toronto East
18 January 1875 Age:
47
Defeated incumbent Exit from legislature →
General 2/3 LIB 45.97% 1,579 of 3,435 Elig.: 6,312 Parti.: 54.42%
Winner > PC 53.83% 1,849 (+270) Matthew C. Cameron  m  ( 52 )
ID: 32833(F) — 21 Feb 2022 19:09 ET
Provincial
Ass.: 3
Ontario Oxford South
11 September 1875 Age:
47
→ Return to this legislature after hiatus
By-Election 1/1 LIB 0.00% 0 of 0 Elig.: n/a Parti.: n/a
By acclamation  
ID: 33089(F) — 21 Feb 2022 16:53 ET Service: 3 years 8 months 24 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 4
Ontario Oxford South
5 June 1879 Age:
51
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/3 LIB 66.73% 1,775 of 2,660 Elig.: 5,504 Parti.: 48.33%
Loser > IND 31.39% 835 (-940) ?? Brown  m 
ID: 32913(F) — 1 Aug 2021 19:21 ET Service: 3 years 8 months 21 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 5
Ontario Oxford South
27 February 1883 Age:
55
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/2 LIB 53.77% 1,640 of 3,050 Elig.: 5,821 Parti.: 52.88%
Loser > PC 46.23% 1,410 (-230) ? Williams  m 
  Post-Election...
14 February 1884 > 56 LIB Vac. Election cancelled/Unseated
ID: 33001(F) — 21 Feb 2022 23:27 ET Service: 0 year 11 months 18 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 5
Ontario Oxford South
5 March 1884 Age:
56
Did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
By-Election  
Successor > LIB 0.00% 0 of 0 George A. Cooke  m 
ID: 33123(F) — 21 Feb 2022 22:53 ET
→ 3 online biographical references
 
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