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Thomas Alfred Thompson

Thomas Alfred Thompson (August 5, 1868 – May 12, 1953) was a farmer and political figure in Ontario, Canada. He represented Lanark North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1923 to 1929 and Lanark in the House of Commons of Canada from 1930 to 1940 as a Conservative member.

Thomas Alfred Thompson
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lanark
In office
1930–1940
Preceded byWilliam Samuel Murphy
Succeeded byBert Soper
Ontario MPP
In office
1919–1923
Preceded byHiram McCreary
Succeeded byJohn Alexander Craig
ConstituencyLanark North
Personal details
Born(1868-08-05)August 5, 1868
Ramsay Township, Ontario, Canada
DiedMay 12, 1953(1953-05-12) (aged 84)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Elizabeth W. Morris (m.1897)
OccupationFarmer

He was born in Ramsay Township, Ontario, the son of George Thompson. In 1897, he married Elizabeth W. Morris. He served two years as reeve for the township. He also was a public school trustee and was township clerk and treasurer for 20 years. Thompson ran unsuccessful for a federal seat in 1929. He was unsuccessful in a bid for reelection in 1940.

ReferencesEdit

  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1930, AL Normandin

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