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Encyclopedia > Reginald Lissaman

Reginald O. Lissaman (born April 24, 1908 in Brandon, Manitoba, died August 14, 1974) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1952 to 1969, sitting as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Brandon, known as the Wheat City, is a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English (some French services are provided, but French does not have official status at the provincial level) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is a right-of-centre political party in Manitoba, Canada. ...


Lissaman was educated in Brandon and Chicago, Illinois. He worked as a building contractor, and sat on the Board of Directors for Brandon College. Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Official website: http://egov. ...


He was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in the 1952 by-election, scoring a fairly easy victory in the riding of Brandon City. In the 1953 general election, he was re-elected over Liberal-Progressive James Creighton by 451 votes. The Liberal-Progressives were in government during this period, and Lissaman sat as a member of the opposition. In 1953-54, he campaigned for the removal of Errick Willis as Progressive Conservative leader. 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... Brandon City is a former provincial electoral division in Manitoba, Canada. ... Manitobas general election of June 8, 1953 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. ... The Manitoba Liberal Party is a political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Errick French Willis ( March 21, 1896 - January 9, 1967) was a Manitoba politician. ...


The PCs won the 1958 election, and Lissaman was handily re-elected in the renamed Brandon riding. He won further easy victories in the elections of 1959 and 1962. In the 1966 election, he was only narrowly re-elected over Liberal Trevor Penton. Manitobas general election of June 16, 1958 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. ... Manitobas general election of May 14, 1959 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. ... Manitobas general election of December 16, 1962 resulted in a second majority victory for the Progressive Conservative Party under the leadership of Dufferin Roblin. ... Manitobas general election, held on June 23, 1966, resulted in a third consecutive majority win for the Progressive Conservatives under Dufferin Roblin. ...


Lissaman, to the surprise of many, was never appointed to cabinet. He did not seek re-election in 1969. A Cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...


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Reginald Lissaman at AllExperts (262 words)
Reginald O. Lissaman (born April 24, 1908 in Brandon, Manitoba, died August 14, 1974) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada.
Lissaman was educated in Brandon and Chicago, Illinois.
Lissaman, to the surprise of many, was never appointed to cabinet.
Progressive Conservative candidates, 1953 Manitoba provincial election - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2197 words)
He finished third with 1,528 votes (17.68%) on the first count, and was eliminated.
The winner was Reginald Wightman of the Liberal-Progressive Party.
Lissaman placed first on the first count with 3,514 votes (46.04%), and was declared elected on the second count.
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