Thomas Alfred Thompson

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Thomas Alfred Thompson
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lanark
In office
1930–1940
Preceded by William Samuel Murphy
Succeeded by Bert Soper
Ontario MPP
In office
1919–1923
Preceded by Hiram McCreary
Succeeded by John Alexander Craig
Constituency Lanark North
Personal details
Born (1868-08-05)August 5, 1868
Ramsay Township, Ontario
Died May 12, 1953(1953-05-12) (aged 84)
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Elizabeth W. Morris (m.1897)
Occupation Farmer

Thomas Alfred Thompson (August 5, 1868 – May 12, 1953) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Lanark North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1923 to 1929 and Lanark in the Canadian House of Commons from 1930 to 1940 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Ramsay Township, Ontario, the son of George Thompson. In 1897, he married Elizabeth W. Morris. He served two years as reeve for the township. He also was a public school trustee and was township clerk and treasurer for 20 years. Thompson ran unsuccessful for a federal seat in 1929. He was unsuccessful in a bid for reelection in 1940.

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  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1931, AL Normandin

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