Dana Harris Porter, MPP

Parliamentary History

Dates of service as an MPP

August 04, 1943 -- January 30, 1958

Parliament: 25   June 09, 1955 — May 04, 1959

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St. George

Roles

Member, Standing Committee on Health
January 30, 1959 — January 30, 1958

Minister in Charge of the Department of Economics
March 28, 1956 — January 30, 1958

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
February 07, 1957 — April 03, 1957

Member, Standing Committee on Education
February 07, 1957 — April 03, 1957

Member, Standing Committee on Municipal Law
February 07, 1957 — April 03, 1957

Treasurer
August 17, 1955 — March 28, 1956

Parliament: 24   November 22, 1951 — May 02, 1955

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St. George

Roles

Attorney General
May 04, 1949 — August 17, 1955

Member, Select Committee on Representation Act
March 09, 1954 — May 02, 1955

Member, Select Committee on Rent Controls
February 27, 1952 — May 02, 1955

Member, Standing Committee on Municipal Law
February 11, 1955 — March 31, 1955

Member, Standing Committee on Private Bills
February 11, 1955 — March 31, 1955

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
February 11, 1955 — March 31, 1955

Member, Select Committee to Study Organization etc., of Department of Highways
April 05, 1954 — February 17, 1955

Member, Select Committee on Companies Law
March 14, 1952 — February 22, 1954

Member, Select Committee on Election Laws
March 28, 1952 — February 19, 1954

Parliament: 23   June 07, 1948 — October 06, 1951

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St. George

Roles

Attorney General
May 04, 1949 — August 17, 1955

Member, Select Committee on Leaseholds
April 05, 1951 — October 06, 1951

Chair, Select Committee to study the Administration of Criminal Justice
March 30, 1951 — October 06, 1951

Minister of Education
May 04, 1949 — October 02, 1951

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
February 07, 1951 — April 05, 1951

Member, Standing Committee on Education
February 07, 1951 — April 05, 1951

Chair, Select Committee on Election Laws
April 05, 1949 — April 02, 1951

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
February 22, 1950 — April 06, 1950

Member, Standing Committee on Education
February 22, 1950 — April 06, 1950

Provincial Secretary and Registrar
October 19, 1948 — May 04, 1949

Minister of Education
October 19, 1948 — May 04, 1949

Member, Standing Committee on Education
February 16, 1949 — April 08, 1949

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
February 16, 1949 — April 08, 1949

Parliament: 22   June 04, 1945 — April 27, 1948

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St. George

Roles

Minister of Planning and Development
May 08, 1944 — October 19, 1948

Member, Standing Committee on Public Accounts
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1947

Member, Standing Committee on Education
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1947

Member, Standing Committee on Private Bills
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1947

Member, Standing Committee on Game and Fish
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1947

Member, Standing Committee on Municipal Law
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1947

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1947

Member, Striking Committee to appoint members to standing committees
March 06, 1947 — March 11, 1947

Member, Standing Committee on Standing Orders
March 11, 1947 — October 30, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Labour
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Private Bills
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Game and Fish
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Public Accounts
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Education
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Standing Orders
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Standing Committee on Municipal Law
March 08, 1946 — April 05, 1946

Member, Striking Committee to appoint members to standing committees
March 06, 1946 — March 08, 1946

Parliament: 21   August 04, 1943 — March 24, 1945

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St. George

Roles

Minister of Planning and Development
May 08, 1944 — October 19, 1948

Member, Standing Committee on Standing Orders
February 22, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Public Accounts
February 22, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
February 22, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Private Bills
February 22, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Game and Fish
February 22, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Labour
February 22, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Education
February 15, 1945 — March 22, 1945

Member, Select Committee to consider the Problem of the Development and Processing of Lignite Deposits in Ontario
March 24, 1944 — February 25, 1945

Member, Striking Committee to appoint members to standing committees
February 19, 1945 — February 22, 1945

Member, Standing Committee on Municipal Law
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Standing Orders
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Game and Fish
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Labour
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Education
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Private Bills
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Public Accounts
March 02, 1944 — April 05, 1944

Member, Standing Committee on Legal Bills
March 02, 1944 — April 04, 1944

Member, Striking Committee to appoint members to standing committees
February 24, 1944 — March 02, 1944

Party Affiliation(s)

Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario

August 04, 1943 — January 30, 1958

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