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The Canadian federal riding of Hamilton West was created when the old riding of Hamilton was split in 1904. It ceased to exist when Hamilton Centre and Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot constituencies were created in 2003. There was a provincial riding of the same name and same borders (from 1999 to 2003). Hamilton Centre is a Canadian electoral district covering the central part of Hamilton, Ontario. ... Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot is the name of a former federal and current provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ...

The boundaries expanded ever eastward as the population centre did, but it always included the neighbourhoods of Westdale, downtown Hamilton Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Area: 1,117. ...

Notable incumbent MPs, their dates of service and cabinet service:

  1. Adam Zimmerman, 1904-1908, Liberal
  2. Thomas Joseph Stewart, 1908-1925, Conservative
  3. Charles William Bell, 1925-1935, Conservative
  4. Herbert Earl Wilton, 1935-1937, Conservative
  5. John Allmond Marsh, 1937-1940, Conservative
  6. Colin Gibson, 1940-1950, Liberal - cabinet minister
  7. Ellen Fairclough, 1950-1963, Prog. Cons. - first woman cabinet minister
  8. Joseph Macaluso, 1963-1968, Liberal
  9. Lincoln Alexander, 1968-1980, Prog. Cons. - first black MP and cabinet minister
  10. Stan Hudecki, 1980-1984, Liberal
  11. Peter Peterson, 1984-1988, Prog. Cons.
  12. Stan Keyes, 1988-2004, Liberal, cabinet minister

The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... The name Conservative Party of Canada has been used twice in Canadian history. ... The Right Honourable Ellen Louks Fairclough (January 28, 1905–November 13, 2004) was the first female member of the Canadian Cabinet. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, CP, CR, BA, LL.D, (born January 21, 1922, in Toronto, Ontario), served as Ontarios 24th Lieutenant Governor from 1985 - 1991. ... Stan Kazmierczak Keyes (born May 17, 1953) is a former Canadian politician. ...


  1. Ada Pritchard Prog. Cons. (1967-1971)
  2. John McNie, Prog. Cons. (1971-1975)
  3. Stuart Smith, Liberal (1975-1982)
  4. Richard Alexander Allen, N.D.P. (1982-1995)
  5. Lillian Ross, Prog. Cons. (1995-1999)
  6. David Christopherson, N.D.P. (1999-2003)
  7. Judy Marsales, Liberal (2003-present)

  Results from FactBites:
Hamilton West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (376 words)
Hamilton West was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 2004.
Hamilton West consisted of wards 2, 3, 4, and 5 of the city.
In 1952, it was redefined to consist of the part of the city of Hamilton lying north of the brow of the mountain and west of a line drawn from north to south along Wellington Street and its prolongation south to the brow of the mountain.
Alexander Hamilton: Biography and Much More from Answers.com (9457 words)
Alexander Hamilton was born in the West Indies island of Nevis to James Hamilton, the fourth son of a Scottish laird, and Rachel Fawcett Lavien, of part French Huguenot descent.
Hamilton recruited John Jay and James Madison to write a defense of the proposed Constitution, now known as The Federalist Papers, but it was he who made the largest single contribution (writing 51 of the 85 that were published).
Hamilton argued that fls' natural faculties were as good as those of free whites; and forestalled objections by citing Frederick the Great and others as praising obedience and lack of cultivation in soldiers; he also argued that if the Americans didn't do this, the British would (as they had elsewhere).
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