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Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1947
District abolished1952
First contested1949
Last contested1949

Queens—Shelburne was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1949 to 1953.

This riding was created in 1947 from Queens—Lunenburg and Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare ridings. It consisted of the counties of Queens and Shelburne. It was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed back into those districts.

Its only Member of Parliament was Donald Smith of the Liberal Party of Canada.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Queens—Lunenburg
and Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare
21st  1949–1953     Donald Smith Liberal
Riding dissolved into Queens—Lunenburg
and Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare

Election results[edit]

1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Smith 6,501
Progressive Conservative Hubert Granville Nickerson 6,282
Co-operative Commonwealth G.W. Claude Vanbuskirk 389

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