♂ James S. Woodsworth

Record
66124 · 6961
Type of record
Elected candidate
Known but unelected candidate
Perennial candidate
Deceased Performance: 86%
 
British Columbia 1 0 1
Canada 6 6 0
Total 7 6 1
Birth Death Lived Died in office
29 July 1874
(148 years ago)
21 March 1942
(80 years 4 months ago)
67 years 7 months Yes
Personal links
Who ...is/was his Note
Angus MacInnis (1884–1964) Son-in-law Angus MacInnis was married to Woodsworth's daughter Grace
Grace W. MacInnis (1905–1991) Daughter
Service summary
Legislature Total Government Opposition
Canada
Days years months days
7,405 20 3 10
Days years months days
0 0 0 0
Days years months days
7,405 20 3 10
Leadership role
  Duration
# Legislature Party M Int Role Age Dates y m d
1. CA 17 CCF 1 Party leader 58–67 01 Aug 1932 — 21 Mar 1942 9 7 20
Electoral history
→ 7 recorded electoral participations
→ 8 electoral path points
 
→ 14 known challengers:
 
George W. Andrews  m 
William J. Bowser  m 
Harriet S. Dick  f 
John W.D. Farris  m 
H.P. Albert Hermanson  m 
Samuel L. Howe  m 
Edward W. Lowery  m 
Malcolm A. MacDonald  m 
Ian A. Mackenzie  m 
Joseph Martin  m 
Richard R. Pattinson  m 
James Ramsay  m 
Mary Ellen Smith  f 
John W. Wilton  m 
 
Provincial
Ass.: 15
British Columbia Vancouver City
1 December 1920 Age:
46
Failed to enter this legislature
General 15/28 CCF 22.09% 7,444 of 202,205 Elig.: 52,768 Parti.: 63.87%
Winner > LIB 51.96% 17,510 (+10,066) Mary Ellen Smith  f  ( 59 )
ID: 29239(F) — 3 Mar 2022 10:17 ET
Federal
Ass.: 14
Manitoba Winnipeg Centre
6 December 1921 Age:
47
→ New to this legislature
General 1/5 LAB 40.13% 7,774 of 19,374 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Loser > CONS 20.82% 4,034 (-3,740) Norman K. McIvor  m 
ID: 21561(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET Service: 3 years 10 months 22 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 15
Manitoba Winnipeg North Centre
29 October 1925 Age:
51
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/3 LAB 47.65% 4,794 of 10,061 Elig.: 11,779 Parti.: 85.99%
Loser > CONS 35.56% 3,578 (-1,216) Joseph E. Braid  m 
  Post-Election...
29 June 1926 > LIB PC Government changed; remained in opposition
ID: 21832(F) — 20 Mar 2022 12:04 ET Service: 0 year 10 months 15 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 16
Manitoba Winnipeg North Centre
14 September 1926 Age:
52
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/2 LAB 63.12% 7,221 of 11,441 Elig.: 11,779 Parti.: 97.13%
Loser > CONS 36.88% 4,220 (-3,001) Jose A. Banfield  m 
ID: 22085(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET Service: 3 years 10 months 13 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 17
Manitoba Winnipeg North Centre
28 July 1930 Age:
55
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/3 LAB 76.63% 8,265 of 10,785 Elig.: 22,649 Parti.: 47.62%
Loser > ICON 18.80% 2,028 (-6,237) Thomas Gargan  m 
  Post-Election...
23 May 1932 > 57 LAB CCF Changed allegiance
ID: 22359(F) — 24 Jan 2022 22:54 ET Service: 5 years 2 months 15 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 18
Manitoba Winnipeg North Centre
14 October 1935 Age:
61
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/5 CCF 41.44% 10,052 of 24,259 Elig.: 34,253 Parti.: 70.82%
Loser > LIB 24.84% 6,025 (-4,027) H.P. Albert Hermanson  m  ( 54 )
  Post-Election...
14 October 1935 > 61 n/a CCF Was party leader at election
ID: 22631(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET Service: 4 years 5 months 11 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 19
Manitoba Winnipeg North Centre
26 March 1940 Age:
65
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/3 CCF 40.54% 11,324 of 27,935 Elig.: 40,754 Parti.: 68.55%
Loser > LIB 40.09% 11,199 (-125) Ambrose R. McDonnell  m 
  Post-Election...
26 March 1940 > 65 n/a CCF Was party leader at election
21 March 1942 > 67 CCF Vac. Died in office
ID: 22908(F) — 25 Jan 2022 23:28 ET Service: 1 year 11 months 23 days (Oppo.) Exit from legislature →
Federal
Ass.: 19
Manitoba Winnipeg North Centre
30 November 1942 Age:
67
Deceased
By-Election  
Successor > CCF 70.21% 11,639 of 16,577 Stanley H. Knowles  m  ( 34 )
ID: 23113(F) — 25 Mar 2022 14:56 ET
→ 8 online biographical references
 
Lg  Hyperlink  Retrieved on
EN Free Form: Blair Fraser, Macleans (1 November 1951), The Saintly Failure Who Changed Canada 18 April 2021
EN Canadian Encyclopedia: James Shaver Woodsworth 18 April 2021
FR Encyclopédie canadienne: James Shaver Woodsworth 18 April 2021
EN Manitoba Historical Society, Memorable Manitobans: James Shaver "J.S." Woodsworth (1874-1942) 18 April 2021
EN Parliament of Canada (ParlInfo): James Shaver Woodsworth 18 April 2021
FR Parlement du Canada (ParlInfo): James Shaver Woodsworth 18 April 2021
EN Wikipedia: J.S. Woodsworth 18 April 2021
FR Wikipédia: J.S. Woodsworth 18 April 2021
Rev.: 30 Jul 2022 @ 10:48 ET
Gen.: 17 Aug 2022 @ 19:45 ET