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Thomas Bell (politician)

Thomas Bell (22 November 1863 – 8 December 1945) was a Conservative member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, becoming a lumber merchant and merchant.

Thomas Bell
Member of Parliament
for St. John—Albert
In office
October 1925 – August 1935
Preceded byJohn Babington Baxter
Succeeded byWilliam Ryan
Personal details
Born(1863-11-22)22 November 1863
Saint John, New Brunswick
Died8 December 1945(1945-12-08) (aged 82)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Jane Moore[1]
Professionlumber merchant, merchant

Bell attended school at Saint John, and later became a member of the Military Hospital Commission in World War I.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the St. John—Albert riding in the 1925 general election with fellow Conservative candidate Murray MacLaren. He was re-elected there in 1926 and 1930. After completing the 17th Canadian Parliament, Bell left federal politics and did not seek another term in the 1935 election.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1932). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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