1937 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 6, 1937.

Mayor of Ottawa


Candidate Votes %
J. E. Stanley Lewis (X)18,18658.57
William H. Marsden12,25539.47
Caleb Green3241.04
William Watson2840.91

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
G. M. Geldert (X)14,915
E. A. Bourque (X)11,534
J. Edward McVeigh11,257
Finley McRae (X)10,612*
J. H. Putman10,612*
Thomas Brethour9,960
Turner9,384
Nolan5,191
Percy Bedford1,261
Joseph McHugh825
William C. Gibbs429
Goulden314

* The city clerk cast the deciding vote for McRae.

Ottawa City Council


(2 elected from each ward)


Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
John Powers (X)808
Fred Goodhouse (X)702
A. W. Spearman626
Wilfrid D. Girard414
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
J. Albert Parisien (X)1,339
Eric Query (X)1,175
James Butler646
St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Arthur Pinard (X)1,870
Harold Taylor1,759
Arthur A. Moeser1,197


Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Arthur J. Ash (X)1,684
Martin M. Walsh1,644
Omar G. Armstrong1,053
Charles Parker776
Albert Gamble476
Robert Burnett469
E. S. Green202
J. Albert Schryburt133
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Edward Band (X) Acclaimed
Harold D. Marshall (X) Acclaimed
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Daniel McCann (X)2,093
Wilbert Hamilton (X)1,696
Richard W. Dawson828
J. R. Sands638
Joseph Raymond334
Elmdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jim Forward (X)1,390
George Pingle1,236
Henry Bradley809
Cecil D. Morris745
Harry Low622
D. R. Grant448
H. J. Oliver388
Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
J. P. Nolan (X)1,330
Joseph Allard936
Nelson J. Lacasse926
Dolphis Bonnenfant403
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Aristide Belanger (X)1,628
Napoleon Bordeleau1,413
A. E. Beauchamp (X)1,155
Riverdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
David McMillan (X) Acclaimed
George Sloan (X) Acclaimed
Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
Fred Journeaux (X)1,586
George F. Perley1,457
J. Grant Shaw1,011
Harold C. Shipman738
J. J. Enright381
Otto G. O'Regan190

References


  • Ottawa Citizen, December 7, 1937