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 3 of 230)


June 22, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

The League of Nations arrives at certain decisions. Horw does it propose to enforce those decisions?

Topic:   COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
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June 22, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

The hon. member has laid stress upon the judicial functions of the League of Nations. Now, the very essence of judicial function is that the judges shall have no interest whatever in the suit or matter laid before them for decision. How, therefore, do you carry out the parallel, when the nations concerned have, perhaps, very much of a private national interest in the matter to be determined?

Topic:   COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
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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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June 21, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

Do I understand that the leader of the Opposition, whilst having no confidence in this Parliament and particularly in those who sit on this side, has perfect confidence in the assessors and in the municipal lists? He has perfect confidence in the court of revision; he has perfect confidence in the assessors; he has perfect confidence in the Provincial Government-it is only this Parliament that is perfectly rotten.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DOMINION FRANCHISE ACT.
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June 21, 1920

Mr. BURNHAM:

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DOMINION FRANCHISE ACT.
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