1938 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 5, 1938.

Mayor of Ottawa


Candidate Votes %
J. E. Stanley Lewis (X)17,95849.15
William H. Marsden11,45731.36
George H. Dunbar6,78818.58
Caleb S. Green2010.55
William Watson1330.36

Plebiscites


(only property owners could vote)

$225,000 for reconstructing city's fire alarm system
Option Votes %
Against4,72050.02
For4,71749.98
$800,000 for the erection of civic buildings
Option Votes %
Against5,22455.37
For4,21044.63

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Finley McRae18,805
G. M. Geldert (X)18,131
E. A. Bourque (X)14,773
J. H. Putman (X)13,931
Jim Forward12,538
Thomas Brethour9,302
Ellis6,140
Parisien3,038
Bedford1,770
Eibourne954
Max Feller878
Kesterton362

Ottawa City Council


(2 elected from each ward)


Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
John Powers (X)
Fred Goodhouse (X)
W. D. Girard
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
J. Albert Parisien (X)
Eric Query (X)
Marcel Dupuis
J. H. Legault
J. P. Butler
St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Arthur Pinard (X)
Harold Taylor (X)
J. J. O'Leary
A. A. Moeser
A. C. H. Fox


Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Martin M. Walsh (X) Acclaimed
Arthur J. Ash (X) Acclaimed
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Edward Band (X)
C. E. Pickering
Harold D. Marshall (X)
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Daniel McCann (X)
Wilbert Hamilton (X)
R. W. Dawson
Joseph F. Raymond
Elmdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
George Pingle (X)
Henry Bradley (X)
Cecil B. Morris
D. R. Grant
George Barker
Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Nelson J. Lacasse
J. P. Nolan (X)
Joseph Allard (X)
J. R. Welch
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Aristide Belanger (X)
Napoleon Bordeleau (X)
A. E. Beauchamp
Riverdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
David McMillan (X)
George Sloan (X)
John McLennan
T. C. Boucher
Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
George F. Perley (X)
Fred Journeaux (X)
W. R. Low
Mrs. H. G. Barber

References


  • Ottawa Citizen, December 6, 1938