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Fort William City Councils 1930-1939

1930 City Council - Nathaniel Bascome Darrell
Councillors Wards  Notes of Interest 
Duncan MacNichol Ward 1 
Alexander Kenneth Cruickshanks  Ward 1 
John Joseph McDonald Ward 1 
John George Macdonald Ward 2
Ira Northrup Gerry Ward 2 
Charles White Wilson Ward 2
Eugene Grimes Murphy Ward 3 
Joseph McInnes Ross Ward 3
Robert Barclay Pow Ward 3 
James John Heney Ward 4
Fred Evan Moore Ward 4 
Ellesworth Clyde Schoales Ward 4

 

1931 City Council - Mayor Eugene Grimes Murphy
Councillors  Wards  Notes of Interest 
John Joseph McDonald Ward 1 
Alexander Kenneth Cruickshanks  Ward 1 
Walter Polhill Ward 1 
John George Macdonald Ward 2
Ira Northrup Gerry Ward 2 
Edward Saunders Rutledge Ward 2
Robert Barclay Pow Ward 3 
Harry Faulkner Ward 3
Victor Wolever Maclean Ward 3 
Fred Evan Moore Ward 4
James John Heney Ward 4 
Ellesworth Clyde Schoales Ward 4

 

1932 City Council - Mayor Eugene Grimes Murphy 
Councillors                                     Wards  Notes of Interest 
Alexander Kenneth Cruickshanks Ward 1 
James Cardinal  Ward 1 
John Joseph McDonald Ward 1 
Robinson "Robert" Sutherland Ward 2
John George Macdonald Ward 2 
Ira Northrup Gerry Ward 2
Robert Barclay Pow Ward 3 
Harry Faulkner Ward 3
Victor Wolever Maclean Ward 3 
James John Heney Ward 4
Fred Evan Moore Ward 4 
James Henry Gallinger Ward 4

 

1933 City Council - Mayor Robert Barclay Pow
Councillors      Wards  Notes of Interest 
John Joseph McDonald Ward 1 
Alexander Kenneth Cruickshanks  Ward 1  Resigned on July 11, died on Aug. 30 
Frank Charry Ward 1  Replaced Cruickshanks on July 13
James Cardinal Ward 1
John Edwin Arnold Ward 2 
Ira Northrup Gerry Ward 2
John George Macdonald Ward 2 
Harry Faulkner Ward 3
James Albert Speers Ward 3 
John Joseph Flanagan Ward 3
Franklin L. Cunningham Ward 4 
James Henry Gollinger Ward 4
Fred Evan Moore Ward 4

 

1934 City Council - Mayor Robert Barclay Pow
Councillors                                    Wards  Notes of Interest 
John Joseph McDonald Ward 1 
Frank Charry  Ward 1 
William Murray Grant Ward 1 
John Edwin Arnold Ward 2
Ira Northrup Gerry Ward 2 
John George Macdonald Ward 2
James Albert Speers   Ward 3 
Nathaniel Bascome Darrell Ward 3
Chisholm Mackenzie Ross Ward 3 
Franklin L. Cunningham Ward 4
John Walter Looney Ward 4 
William Howard Ward 4

 

1935 City Council - Mayor Robert Barclay Pow
Councillors                                    Wards  Notes of Interest 
Frank Charry Ward 1 
William Murray Grant  Ward 1 
Robert Miller Walker Ward 1 
John Edwin Arnold Ward 2
William Hunter Skene Ward 2 
John George Macdonald Ward 2
James Albert Speers Ward 3 
Chisholm Mackenzie Ross  Ward 3
Dr. Benjamin Charles Hardiman  Ward 3 
Garfield Anderson Ward 4
William Howard Ward 4 
Frank L. Cunningham Ward 4

 

1936 City Council - Mayor Robert Barclay Pow
Councillors                                     Wards  Notes of Interest 
Frank Charry Ward 1 
Robert Miller Walker  Ward 1 
Alfred Batters Ward 1 
John Oliver Booth Ward 2
George Albert Eoll Ward 2 
William Hunter Skene Ward 2
Chisholm Mackenzie Ross Ward 3 
James Albert Speers Ward 3
Dr. Benjamin Charles Hardiman Ward 3 
Thomas Robert Ross Ward 4
James Henry Gollinger Ward 4 
William Howard Ward 4

 

1937 City Council - Mayor Benjamin Charles Hardiman, M.D.
Councillors                                     Wards  Notes of Interest 
Frank Charry Ward 1 
Robert Miller Walker  Ward 1 
Alfred Batters Ward 1 
John Oliver Booth Ward 2
William Hunter Skene Ward 2 
George Albert Eoll Ward 2
Robert Barclay Pow Ward 3 
Sigurd Snorre Orstad Ward 3
Frank Smith Williams Ward 3 
William Howard Ward 4
John Acton Gurney Ward 4 
James Henry Gollinger      Ward 4

 

A plebiscite on Jan. 4, 1937, decided that in future, Aldermen would be elected by general vote instead of wards and that there would be two-year terms with half retiring each year.

1938 City Council - Mayor Chisholm Mackenzie Ross
Councillors                                     Wards  Notes of Interest 
Frank Charry Ward 1 
Alfred Batters  Ward 1 
John Joseph Spooner Ward 1 
John Oliver Booth Ward 2
George Albert Eoll Ward 2 
Melville Moss Bryan Ward 2
Robert Barclay Pow Ward 3 
Sigurd Snorre Orstad Ward 3
Frank Smith Williams Ward 3 
John Acton Gurney Ward 4
Garfield Anderson  Ward 4 
James John Heney Ward 4

 

1939 City Council - Mayor Chisholm Mackenzie Ross (Two-Year Term)
Councillors                      Length of Term   Notes of Interest 
Robert Barclay Pow 2 years to Dec. 1940 
Alfred Batters  2 years to Dec. 1940
Cecil Rae Strachan 2 years to Dec. 1940
Robert Carson 2 years to Dec. 1940
Garfield Anderson 2 years to Dec. 1940
Melville Moss Bryan 2 years to Dec. 1940
John Oliver Booth 1 year to Dec. 1939
Charles White Wilson 1 year to Dec. 1939
James John Heney 1 year to Dec. 1939
Dr. Benjamin Charles Hardiman  1 year to Dec. 1939
John Joseph Spooner 1 year to Dec. 1939
John Acton Gurney 1 year to Dec. 1939

 

 

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