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Port Arthur City Councils 1910 - 1919

1910 City Council - Mayor Isaac Lamont Matthews
Councillors                     Notes of Interest                
Daniel Francis Burk   
James Michael McGovern   
Samuel Wellington Ray   
James Albert Oliver   
Robert Anderson Ruttan   
John Bowman   
Edward J. B. Dobie   
Joseph Goodwin King  Died on July 30
Andrew Boyd  Replaced King in late August 

 

1911 City Council - Mayor Samuel Wellington Ray
Councillors                                        Notes of Interest 
Robert Anderson Ruttan   
George Henry Otto   
George Ferguson Foote   
John Patrick Mooney   
James Michael McGovern   
Herbert Barber Dawson   
William Pitt Riley   
Frederick Urry   

 

1912 City Council - Mayor Samuel Wellington Ray
Councillors                                        Notes of Interest 
William Phoenix Cooke   
John Marshall   
Frederick Uurry   
Lester Cain   
John Albert Oliver   
Malcolm Colin Campbell   
Robert George Spofford   
James Patrick Mooney   

 

The 1907 act which incorporated Port Arthur as a City stated that when its population reached 15,000 the Council was to be made up of 10 Aldermen elected by a general vote, instead of eight. In March of 1913, the population of Port Arthur reached 15,000 and runners-up Burriss and McEachern joined Council.

1913 City Council - Mayor John Albert Oliver
Councillors                     Notes of Interest 
William Phoenix Cooke   
Malcolm Colin Campbell   
Robert George Spofford   
Lester Cain   
William Arvi Kyro   
Walter H. S. Gordon   
Euclide Bonin   
Donald James Cowan   
Rufus Allen Burriss  Joined Council on Mar. 10 - December
William Turner McEachern  Joined Council on Mar. 10 - December

 

1914 City Council - Mayor John Albert Oliver
Councillors                    Notes of Interest 
William Phoenix Cooke   
Malcolm Colin Campbell   
Donald James Cowan   
Euclide Bonin   
William Marrigan   
Lester Cain   
Robert George Spofford  Died on July 26
Frederick Urry   
Rufus Allen Burriss   
Walter H. S. Gordon   
Sidney Wilson Replaced Spofford in early August 

 

1915 City Council - Mayor James Patrick Mooney
Councillors                                             Notes of Interest 
Donald James Cowan   
Euclide Bonin   
Arthur Hodgins   
Rufus Allen Burriss   
James Sidney Smith   
Albert Langman Smith   
Sidney Wilson   
Roderick MunroYoung   
William Marrigan   
Lester Cain   

 

1916 City Council - Mayor Donald James Cowan
Councillors                                    Notes of Interest 
George Gibbon   
Edward John Blaquier   
Levi James Fallis   
James Sidney Smith   
Leo J. B. Bolduc   
Alexis G. J. R. Alexander   
Arthur Melville Woodside   
Albert Langman Smith   
Roderick Munro Young   
Sidney Wilson  Resigned on May 29
George Henry Slipper Replaced Wilson on Oct. 2 

 

1917 City Council - Mayor Donald James Cowan
Councillors                                             Notes of Interest 
William Marrigan   
George Gibbon   
Levi James Fallis   
James Smith McNulty   
Alexis G. J. R. Alexander   
Edward John Blaquier   
Bert Tourtellot   
Roderick Munro Young   
William Alexander Wright   
Arthur Melville Woodside   

 

1918 City Council - Mayor Edward John Blaquier
Councillors                                             Notes of Interest 
James Smith McNulty   
Levi James Fallis   
George Gibbon   
Bert Tourtellot   
Roderick Munro Young   
Charles Brikett   
William Alexander Wright  Died on Nov. 19 
Charles Norman Simpson   
Harry J. Sterling   
Frank Duncan Roberts   

 

1919 City Council - Mayor Edward John Blaquier
Councillors                                 Notes of Interest 
Frank Duncan Roberts   
Roderick Munro Young   
James Smith McNulty  Resigned on Oct. 14 
Leo J. B. Bolduc   
Sidney Wilson   
Bert Tourtellot   
George Gibbon   
Reginald Crofts Powell   
James Asher Dunbar   
Martin John Kenny   
William Phoenix Cooke Replaced McNulty on Oct. 18

 

 

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