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Thomas Hunter (Scottish politician)

Sir Thomas Hunter (2 October 1872 – 19 March 1953)[1] was a Scottish Unionist Party politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Perth. He was one of the leading campaigners against Jews from Germany being allowed to enter the United Kingdom.[2]

Hunter was elected for the Perth seat at the 1935 general election, and held it until he stood down from the House of Commons at the 1945 general election.[3]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 August 2009. Retrieved 20 July 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 643. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Francis Norie-Miller
Member of Parliament for Perth
Succeeded by
Alan Gomme-Duncan