Thomas Simpson SPROULE

SPROULE, The Hon. Thomas Simpson, M.D.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Grey East (Ontario)
Birth Date
October 25, 1843
Deceased Date
November 10, 1917
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Simpson_Sproule
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=7b93f979-f291-49f1-9a5c-54d08800f177&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
businessman, farmer, physician

Parliamentary Career

September 17, 1878 - May 18, 1882
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
June 20, 1882 - January 15, 1887
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
February 22, 1887 - February 3, 1891
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
March 5, 1891 - April 24, 1896
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
June 23, 1896 - October 9, 1900
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Grey East (Ontario)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (November 15, 1911 - December 2, 1915)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 2368)


April 14, 1915

Mr. SPEAKER:

As the hon. gentleman has already moved one amendment, he has exhausted his right to speak on the third reading. The amendment which he now proposes is, therefore, out of order.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SOLDIERS' VOTING BILL.
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April 14, 1915

Mr. SPEAKER:

I am afraid the hon. member is a little extravagant. I would remind him that it is not in order to impute an improper motive in what is done by an individual member of Parliament or by a number of members of Parliament collectively. Being an old member of the House, I naturally expect the hon. member

not to be guilty of an infraction of the rules.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.
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April 13, 1915

Mr. SPEAKER:

With reference to the

practice which seems to be somewhat prevalent of late, of reading newspaper articles in the House as a question of privilege, I wish to say that it is not a question of privilege, and cannot by any stretch of the imagination be properly regarded as privilege. All the same, it is the right of an hon. member to refer to such statements and to contradict them.

Topic:   QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE.
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April 10, 1915

Mr. SPEAKER:

I am afraid that the hon. member is departing from the question before the House.

Topic:   REPRESENTATION IN SENATE AND HOUSE OF CMMONS.
Subtopic:   PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF B. N. A. ACT.
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April 10, 1915

Mr. SPEAKER:

I do not think, as the phrase was given to the House, that it is exactly within the rule which would compel me to ask the hon. member to refrain from making reflections upon the other branch of this Parliament, but I do think that it ought to be a well-understood principle that it is not in good taste to reflect on the other branch of this Legislature.

Topic:   REPRESENTATION IN SENATE AND HOUSE OF CMMONS.
Subtopic:   PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF B. N. A. ACT.
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