1952 Ottawa municipal election

The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 1, 1952.

Mayor of Ottawa

Candidate Votes %
Charlotte Whitton (X)37,37352.73
Len Coulter33,49847.27


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Candidate Votes %

Ottawa Board of Control

(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Dan McCann (X)38,982
Paul Tardif (X)37,373
Roy Donaldson32,295
John Powers (X)28,825
David McMillan28,306
Ernie Jones22,188
Frank Ellis15,634

Ottawa City Council

Map of Ottawa's Wards used in this election.

(2 elected from each ward)

Ward 1
Candidate Votes %
Robert Groves3,699
Alex Roger (X)3,384
Pat Doherty (X)3,251
Archibald Newman (X)1,948
Leslie Avery (X)1,857
Thomas Hubert289
Ward 2
Candidate Votes %
Clem Aubin (X)2,642
Jules Morin (X)2,575
Henri Rheaume (X)2,274
Eric Query (X)2,116
Aristide Belanger1,338
Ward 3
Candidate Votes %
Charlie St. Germain (X)5,327
William Newton (X)3,610
Sam McLean2,640

Ward 4
Candidate Votes %
Martin M. Walsh (X)4,074
Fred Journeaux (X)3,259
Cyril Marshall (X)2,818
H. Gibson Caldwell2,104
John Barlow1,976
Ward 5
Candidate Votes %
Noel Ogilvie (X)4,723
George Sloan (X)4,116
Parlane Christie (X)3,228
Thomas Davison3,061
William Beveridge2,805
Ward 6
Candidate Votes %
Wilbert Hamilton (X)4,770
James McAuley (X)4,655
Charles Parker (X)4,289
Frederick Clermont1,058
Ward 7
Candidate Votes %
Henry Bradley (X)4,360
Roly Wall (X)3,904
Lee Rickey2,504
Joseph Allard (X)2,440
Victor Chartier346
Ward 8
Candidate Votes %
Lon Campbell (X)4,708
Henry Parslow (X)3,774
Patrick Moore2,382
Ward 9
Candidate Votes %
Howard Henry (X) Acclaimed
Frank Boyce (X) Acclaimed


  • Ottawa Citizen, December 2, 1952