Thomas Cantley (19 April 1857 – 24 February 1945) was a Conservative member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and became a steel manufacturer and participated in numerous corporate directorships.
|Member of Parliament|
October 1925 – July 1935
|Preceded by||Edward Mortimer Macdonald|
|Succeeded by||Henry Byron McCulloch|
|Member of the Senate of Canada, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia division|
July 1935 – February 1945
|Born||19 April 1857|
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
|Died||24 February 1945 (aged 87)|
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
m. 1883, d. 14 April 1911
The son of Charles Cantley and Catherine Fraser, Cantley attended school at New Glasgow, then performed military service with the British Expeditionary Force, attaining the rank of colonel. In 1919, he was granted an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Dalhousie University.
Cantley was then appointed to the Senate on 20 July 1935 and remained in that role until his death on 24 February 1945.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
- Normandin, A.L. (1932). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.