Thomas Alfred Wardle

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Thomas Alfred Wardle
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by John L. Brown
Succeeded by Marion Bryden
Constituency Beaches-Woodbine
City of Toronto Alderman
In office
Preceded by A.G. Cranham & Alex Hodgins
Succeeded by Dorothy Thomas, Reid Scott
Constituency The Beaches, Ward 8 (1960–69), Ward 9 (1969–1972)
Personal details
Born (1913-10-31)October 31, 1913
Toronto, Ontario
Died June 5, 2005(2005-06-05) (aged 91)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative

Thomas Alfred Wardle (October 31, 1913 – June 20, 2005) was a Canadian politician, who represented Beaches-Woodbine in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1971 to 1975 as a Progressive Conservative member in the majority government headed by Bill Davis.[1]

Wardle married Inez Evelyn (1913–1997) and they had one son, Tom Wardle Jr. Wardle Snr served in the RCAF during World War II.

Wardle was active in a wide variety of public and private sector roles. He served as a trustee and then as chairman of the Toronto Board of Education. He was also an alderman for The Beaches (ward 8/9) in City of Toronto from 1960 to 1972. His son Tom Jr. was an alderman for the same ward from 1976 to 1980.[2] He served as chairman of the Riverdale Hospital and Foundation.

Wardle is buried with his wife in St. Johns Norway Cemetery, in Toronto.


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  2. ^ "In Memoriam" (PDF). 2005 newsletter. East York Garden Club. 

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