1954 Ottawa municipal election

The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 6, 1954.

Mayor of Ottawa

Candidate Votes %
Charlotte Whitton (X)33,07847.73
David Luther Burgess22,75732.84
E. A. Bourque13,46919.43

Ottawa Board of Control

(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
George Nelms38,762
Paul Tardif (X)35,403
Roy Donaldson (X)32,140
Ernie Jones32,140
G. M. Geldert26,757
Alex Roger25,094
Stewart Crawford9,849

Ottawa City Council

Map of Ottawa's Wards used in this election.

(2 elected from each ward)

Ward 1
Candidate Votes %
Robert Groves (X)5,867
Pat Doherty5,026
H. P. Boyce4,678
Ward 2
Candidate Votes %
Jules Morin (X)3,490
Clem Aubin (X)3,068
Henri Rheaume2,449
Ward 3
Candidate Votes %
Charlie St. Germain (X)4,774
May Nickson2,116
Sam McLean1,685
Arthur Moeser840
Don Kay711
Rene Paquin535

Ward 4
Candidate Votes %
Don Reid4,131
Martin M. Walsh (X)3,388
Fred Journeaux (X)2,561
H. G. Caldwell1,530
James Beauchamp1,265
Ward 5
Candidate Votes %
Noel Ogilvie (X)5,575
James A. Donaldson5,280
George Sloan (X)5,257
Ward 6
Candidate Votes %
Wilbert Hamilton (X)4,021
James McAuley (X)4,001
Charles Parker2,587
Percy Kerwin1,271
Gilbert Johnson838
Frederick Clermont610
Ward 7
Candidate Votes %
Roly Wall (X) acclaimed
Henry Bradley (X) acclaimed
Ward 8
Candidate Votes %
Lon Campbell (X)4,795
Richard Barber3,467
Patrick Moore2,961
Henry Parslow (X)1,345
Ward 9
Candidate Votes %
Howard Henry (X)3,432
Frank Boyce (X)2,796
Don Charboneau2,671
George C. Brown1,236


  • Ottawa Citizen, December 7, 1954