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The Rebel in the House Signed copy 1st edition

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The Rebel in the House the life and times of A A Heaps MP written by Leo Heaps. 1st edition published 1970 by Niccolo Publishing Company. Signed copy. Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition

Abraham Albert Heaps (December 24, 1885 – April 4, 1954), also known as A. A. Heaps, was a Canadian politician and labour leader. He was one of the leaders of the Winnipeg general strike of 1919 and was a Labour alderman on the Winnipeg City Council from 1917 to 1925. He ran for the House of Commons of Canada as a Labour candidate in 1923 in the riding of Winnipeg North but was defeated. He was elected in the 1925 election and joined J. S. Woodsworth as the only Labour MPs in Parliament. When the Liberal government of William Lyon Mackenzie King was elected with a minority government. Heaps and Woodsworth agreed to support the Liberals in exchange for the government creating Canada's first old age pension. Heaps and Woodsworth joined other left-wing MPs to form the Ginger Group.

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Signed copy
Author(s):
Heaps L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
231x13x1cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Niccolo
Title:
The Rebel in the House

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The Rebel in the House the life and times of A A Heaps MP written by Leo Heaps. 1st edition published 1970 by Niccolo Publishing Company. Signed copy. Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition

Abraham Albert Heaps (December 24, 1885 – April 4, 1954), also known as A. A. Heaps, was a Canadian politician and labour leader. He was one of the leaders of the Winnipeg general strike of 1919 and was a Labour alderman on the Winnipeg City Council from 1917 to 1925. He ran for the House of Commons of Canada as a Labour candidate in 1923 in the riding of Winnipeg North but was defeated. He was elected in the 1925 election and joined J. S. Woodsworth as the only Labour MPs in Parliament. When the Liberal government of William Lyon Mackenzie King was elected with a minority government. Heaps and Woodsworth agreed to support the Liberals in exchange for the government creating Canada's first old age pension. Heaps and Woodsworth joined other left-wing MPs to form the Ginger Group.

Added value:
Signed copy
Author(s):
Heaps L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
231x13x1cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Niccolo
Title:
The Rebel in the House

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