Wellington Bartley Willoughby, – August 1, 1932) was a Canadian politician and lawyer.(August 10, 1859
William Bartley Willoughby
|Leader of the Opposition|
|Preceded by||Frederick Haultain|
|Succeeded by||Donald Maclean|
|Political party||Conservative Party of Saskatchewan|
He ran for a seat in the Dominion House of Commons for the Conservative Party in the 1895 election, but an unofficial Tory, William Stubbs backed by the Orange Order such as its Grand Master N.C. Wallace and McCarthyite leader Dalton McCarthy undermined his campaign, though he was also an Orangeman.
Willoughby served as leader of the Saskatchewan Conservative Party and leader of the opposition from 1912 to 1917 and was Member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan (MLA) for the city of Moose Jaw.
In 1929, the leader of the federal Conservative Party, Richard Bennett, appointed Willoughby to the position of Leader of the Opposition in the Senate. When Bennett became Prime Minister of Canada following the 1930 federal election, Willoughby became Government Leader in the Senate and a minister without portfolio in the Canadian Cabinet. Willoughby died in office in 1932.
- Wellington Willoughby – Parliament of Canada biography
|Party political offices|
| Leader of the Conservative Party of Saskatchewan
William Benjamin Ross
| Leader of the Opposition in the Senate of Canada
| Leader of the Government in the Senate of Canada