John Hampden BURNHAM

BURNHAM, John Hampden, B.A., M.A.

Personal Data

Party
Unionist
Constituency
Peterborough West (Ontario)
Birth Date
October 14, 1860
Deceased Date
April 25, 1940
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hampden_Burnham
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=0b65ff12-9c90-415b-937f-308e67da151a&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Peterborough West (Ontario)
December 17, 1917 - July 15, 1920
UNION
  Peterborough West (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 230)


June 23, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

And to say that these men shall not under any circumstances have the right to the franchise, which, as I undti-stand thus legislation, is not in any ,vay to be forced upon them, is to my mind a great ingratitude and an impropriety that requires a whole lot of explaining.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INDIAN ACT AMENDMENT.
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June 23, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

He is away on private business.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RETIREMENT OF MEMBERS OF PUBLIC -SERVICE.
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June 23, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

Are we going to suppose that the member for North Cape Breton (Mr. McKenzie) that the member for Maisonnevue (Mr. Lemieux), that the member for Shelburne and Queen's (M^. Fielding), that the member for Beauce (Mr. Beland), that the member for Quebec East (Mr. Lapointe), that the member for Red Deer (Mr. Clark), are not worth any more than $1,200 a year to this country? I wish to say that the member for Maisonneuve has spoken to me in the strongest possible way in favour of an increased indemnity, and he told me that if he were in the House when the question came up he would speak strongly in support of it. I cannot say about the member for Shelburne and Queen's because I have never had a word with him on the subject. But the member for Quebec East-who is unfortunately away just now-told me that he would speak in favour of an increased indemnity, that it was absolutely necessary; and he seemed to be very much stirred about it. The hon. gentleman who has just come in, the member for Four RiveTS-[DOT] ,

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RETIREMENT OF MEMBERS OF PUBLIC -SERVICE.
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June 23, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

Let us hear from the Farmers' party.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RETIREMENT OF MEMBERS OF PUBLIC -SERVICE.
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June 22, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

Such as the United States, for example?

Topic:   COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
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