Thomas Arkell

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Thomas Arkell
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Member of Parliament
for Elgin East
In office
1878 – 1882
Preceded by Colin Macdougall
Succeeded by John Henry Wilson
Personal details
Born November 10, 1823
Gloucestershire, England
Died February 2, 1906
Political party Liberal-Conservative
Profession farmer, grain merchant

Thomas Arkell (born November 10, 1823 in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom; died February 2, 1906) was a Canadian politician, farmer and grain merchant. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1878 as a Member of the Liberal-Conservative Party to represent the riding of Elgin East. He was defeated in the election of 1882. Prior to his federal experience, he was elected mayor of St. Thomas, Ontario between 1865 and 1871.

He married Olive Eldridge and had 9 Children.

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