Temporary North-West Council


Temporary North-West Council

The Temporary North-West Council more formally known as the Northwest Territories Executive Council lasted from the creation of Northwest Territories, Canada, in 1870 until it was dissolved in 1876. The council was mostly made up of members of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly who were appointed to serve on the council.

No members were appointed to sit on the council until 1872. The council ran the territories under the "Temporary Government of Rupert's Land Act" and the "Manitoba Act". The council's mandate was renewed every year by the federal government until it was dissolved in 1876, to make way for the 1st Council of the Northwest Territories.

List of appointed members

*Francis Godschall Johnson October 21, 1870 Appointment was overturned by the federal government.

Appointments effective December 28, 1872

*Marc-Amable Girard 1872
*Henry Joseph Clarke 1872
*Alfred Boyd 1872
*Donald Smith 1872
*Pascal Breland 1872
*Joseph Dubuc 1872 - 1875
*John Christian Schultz 1872
*Andrew Bannatyne 1872
*William Fraser 1872
*Robert Hamilton 1872
*William J. Christie 1872 - 1873?

Members appointed in 1873

*Joseph Royal 1873 -
*Pierre Delorme 1873 -
*James McKay 1873
*Walter R. Bown 1873
*William N. Kennedy 1873
*John H. McTavish 1873
*William Tait 1873
*Robert Cunningham 1873 - July 4, 1874 "died in office"

The Temporary council was desolved in 1876, all appointments to the council lasted until 1876 except for those noted.

ee also

*List of Northwest Territories premiers
*List of Northwest Territories commissioners
*List of Northwest Territories lieutenant-governors
*2nd Council of the Northwest Territories
*List of Northwest Territories general elections

External links

* [http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/PageView/32947/0498?id=092fb9fcd7473bcb Canadian Parliamentary Companion 1873 edition page 490]

sequence
prev=Northwest Territories government created
list=Temporary North-West Council
1870-1876
next=1st Council of the Northwest Territories


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • North-West Frontier Province — Pakistan infobox region = North West Frontier Province capital = Peshawar latd = 34.00 longd = 71.32 pop year = 2008 population = 20,215,000 (Estimate) density km2 = 259.6 area km2 = 74,521 languages = Pashto (official) Hindko Khowar Punjabi… …   Wikipedia

  • Old North State Council — The Old North State Council (ONSC) is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America that serves the western Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The council is headquartered at the Royce Reynolds Family Scout Office in Greensboro, North… …   Wikipedia

  • Council of Keewatin — Type Type Unicameral Timeline Established …   Wikipedia

  • North Australia Air War — North Australian Air War 1942–1943 Part of the Pacific Theater of World War II …   Wikipedia

  • West Virginia Prehistory — The area now known as West Virginia was a favorite hunting ground of numerous Native American peoples before the arrival of European settlers. Many ancient man made earthen mounds from various mound builder cultures survive, especially in the… …   Wikipedia

  • West Bromwich — Bromwich redirects here. For the mathematician, see Thomas John I Anson Bromwich Coordinates: 52°31′30″N 2°00′58″W / 52.525°N 2.016°W / 52.525; …   Wikipedia

  • North Sydney railway station — North Sydney …   Wikipedia

  • Council of State (Ireland) — Ireland This article is part of the series: Politics and government of the Republic of Ireland …   Wikipedia

  • West Hillhurst, Calgary — Infobox Settlement official name = West Hillhurst other name = settlement type = Neighbourhood imagesize = image caption = city logo = citylogo size = mapsize = map caption = image dot dot mapsize = 225px dot map caption = Location of West… …   Wikipedia

  • North Loop, Minneapolis — North Loop Market Square, Market District Nickname(s): The Warehouse District Location of North Loop within the U.S. city of Minneapolis …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.