Thomas Harbison

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Thomas James Stanislaus Harbison (1864 - 22 November 1930) was an Irish nationalist politician.

After growing up in Cookstown, Harbison studied at St Malachy's College in Belfast. He became active in the Irish Parliamentry Party, acting from 1906 until 1910 as the election agent for William Redmond and Tom Kettle. In 1911, he was elected to Tyrone County Council.

After attending the Irish Convention, he was elected to Westminster at the East Tyrone by-election, 1918, after Redmond resigned it to contest Waterford City. At the 1918 UK general election, Harbison was elected in North East Tyrone.

At the Northern Ireland general election, 1921, Harbison was elected on an abstentionist platform in Fermanagh and Tyrone. In 1922, he was elected in the Westminster constituency of Fermanagh and Tyrone for the Nationalist Party. He stood down from the Westminster seat at the 1924 election, and in 1927 took his seat at Stormont. In 1929, he stood down from his Stormont seat, but was again elected to Westminster, serving until his death a year later.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Redmond
Member of Parliament for East Tyrone
19181918
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for North East Tyrone
1918–1922
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Fermanagh & Tyrone
1922–1924
With: Cahir Healy
Succeeded by
James Alexander Pringle
Charles Fausset Falls
Preceded by
James Alexander Pringle
Charles Fausset Falls
Member of Parliament for Fermanagh & Tyrone
1929–1930
With: Joseph Devlin
Succeeded by
Cahir Healy
Parliament of Northern Ireland
New constituency Member of Parliament for Fermanagh & Tyrone
1921–1929
With: Alexander Donnelly
Cahir Healy
John McHugh
and others
Constituency abolished