Thomas Earle (Canadian politician)
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Edgar Crow Baker|
|Succeeded by||District was abolished in 1903|
September 27, 1837|
Landsdowne Township, Upper Canada
|Died||July 13, 1911
Victoria, British Columbia
Thomas Earle (September 27, 1837 – July 13, 1911) was a Canadian businessman and Conservative politician who represented Victoria (electoral district) in the Canadian House of Commons from 1889 to 1904.
Born in Landsdowne Township, Upper Canada, the son of William Earle, he was educated there and became a merchant in Brockville. Earle moved to the Cariboo district of British Columbia in 1863, establishing a grocery business in Victoria in 1873. He was also involved in railway construction in British Columbia, Oregon and Washington state. In 1875, he married Elizabeth Mason. Earle was acclaimed during a by-election following Edgar Crow Baker's resignation. He also served on Victoria City Council in 1885. Earle died in Victoria at the age of 73.
- Summary of Political Experience from Library of Parliament
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.