Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Parliamentary Secretaries


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Eighteenth Ministry

Progressive-Conservative 1
21 June 1957 - 22 April 1963

Prime Minister
Right Honourable John George Diefenbaker 2

Parliamentary Secretaries 3
NOT OF THE MINISTRY
Position Title
NameService Date /
Termination Date
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture
Lewis Elston Cardiff 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Warner Herbert Jorgenson 18 Oct. 1960 - 17 Oct. 1961
Warner Herbert Jorgenson 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
John Alpheus Charlton 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Louis-Joseph Pigeon 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963
Warner Herbert Jorgenson 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
John Alpheus Charlton 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Frank Charles McGee 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of External Affairs
Wallace Bickford Nesbitt 1 Sept. 1959 - 31 Aug. 1960
Wallace Bickford Nesbitt 18 Nov. 1960 - 17 Nov. 1961
Heath Nelson Macquarrie 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance
Richard Albert Bell 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Richard Albert Bell 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
William Heward Grafftey 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries
Roland Léo English 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Roland Léo English 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Albert Deburgo McPhillips 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice
Thomas Miller Bell 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Thomas Miller Bell 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Thomas Miller Bell 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour
Richard Devere Thrasher 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Richard Devere Thrasher 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Alfred Dryden Hales 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys
James Aloysius McGrath 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence
Egan Chambers 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Egan Chambers 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Health and Welfare
Lewis Elston Cardiff 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Jean Casselman 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue
Marcel Joseph Aimé Lambert 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Marcel Joseph Aimé Lambert 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962

Parliamentary Secretary to the Postmaster General
Edmund Leverett Morris 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1960

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister
Paul Martineau 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
John Cameron Pallett 18 Nov. 1960 - 17 Nov. 1961
John Cameron Pallett 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Théogène Ricard 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Théogène Ricard 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963
Gerald William Baldwin 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works
Yvon-Roma Tassé 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Yvon-Roma Tassé 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Robert Jardine McCleave 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce
John Cameron Pallett 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1960
Edmund Leverett Morris 18 Nov. 1960 - 17 Nov. 1961
Edmund Leverett Morris 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Wallace Bickford Nesbitt 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport
Clayton Wesley Hodgson 18 Nov. 1959 - 17 Nov. 1961
Quinto Antonio Martini 18 Nov. 1961 - 19 April 1962
James Alexander McBain 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs
Walter Gilbert Dinsdale 18 Nov. 1959 - 10 Oct. 1960
Henry Frank Jones 16 Nov. 1960 - 15 Nov. 1961
Henry Frank Jones 18 Jan. 1962 - 19 April 1962
Henry Frank Jones 17 Aug. 1962 - 6 Feb. 1963

Footnotes

  • [1] With the defeat of the Government in the general election of June 10, 1957, St-Laurent resigned on June 21, 1957 and the Eighteenth Ministry assumed office the same day.
  • [2] Diefenbaker was also President of the Privy Council and Secretary of State for External Affairs.
  • [3] Statute 7-8 Eliz. II, c. 15, assented to on June 4, 1959, created the office of Parliamentary Secretary, this office replacing that of Parliamentary Assistant.