ROWELL, The Hon. Newton Wesley, P.C., K.C.
Picture of ROWELL, The Hon. Newton Wesley, P.C., K.C.
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 005109
Date of Birth ( 1867.11.01
Place of Birth: London Township, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date ( 1941.11.22 (74 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Notes: Grandfather of Henry Newton Rowell "Hal" Jackman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (1991-97).
For family relationships in the Canadian House of Parliament see "Family Ties".
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1262 Days (3 years, 5 months, 14 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Durham, Ontario Resignation. Unionist 1917.12.17 Elected
York East, Ontario Liberal 1900.11.07 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Unionist 1917.12.17 - 1921.05.31

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister presiding over the Department of Health 1919.06.06 - 1920.07.09
President of the Privy Council 1917.10.12 - 1920.07.09

^ Committees - House of Commons
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Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
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Chair Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations 1937.08.14 - 1938.11
Commissioner Royal Commission on Customs and Excise 1926.07.20 - 1927
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (
Liberal Party Ontario 1911.12.11 - 1918.09.06
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (
Oxford North Ontario 1911.12.11 - 1917.10
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (
Legislative Assembly Ontario 1911.12.11 - 1917.10
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities

ResponsibilityTerm (
Leader of the Opposition 1911.12.11 - 1917.10
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Granddaughter Nancy Ruth, N/A
Son-in-law Jackman, Harry Rutherford
1900.11.05 1979.11.22
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^ Sole Author Books

  • The British Empire and world peace.
    Toronto : Victoria College Press; 1922. 307 p.

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