Thomas Griffiths (politician)
|Member of Parliament for Pontypool|
14 December 1918 – 14 November 1935
|Succeeded by||Arthur Jenkins|
|Died||4 February 1955|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Elizabeth Morgan|
|Profession||Trade Union Official|
Griffiths was born in 1867 in Neath, Wales and was educated at the Melyn Voluntary School. In 1899 at the age of 32 Griffiths became a student at the newly opened Ruskin College in Oxford, England. In his home town he worked in the local steel industry and also served on Neath Town Council.
He was appointed a Divisional Officer of Iron and Steel Trades Confederation and in the 1918 General Election he became the Member of Parliament for Neath. Between 1919 and 1925 he was a Labour Party Whip and in 1924 he briefly became the Treasure of the King's Household.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Thomas Griffiths
- "Mr. T. Griffiths Former Labour M.P. For Pontypool". Obituary. The Times (53160). London. 8 February 1955. col D, p. 10.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Pontypool
| Treasurer of the Household