Thomas Andrew Murray Kirk

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Thomas Andrew Murray Kirk
Member of Parliament
for Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare
Digby—Yarmouth (1949-1953)
In office
June 1949 – March 1958
Preceded by riding created
Succeeded by Felton Legere
Personal details
Born Thomas Andrew Murray Kirk
(1906-01-17)17 January 1906
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 10 August 1966(1966-08-10) (aged 60)
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Political party Liberal
Profession administrator, teacher

Thomas Andrew Murray Kirk (17 January 1906 – 10 August 1966) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, he was an administrator and teacher by career.

He was first elected at the Digby—Yarmouth riding in the 1949 general election after local Liberal party members chose him as their candidate.[1] After a redistribution of electoral districts, Kirk was re-elected for successive terms at Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare in 1953 and 1957. He was defeated in the 1958 election by Felton Legere of the Liberal party.

In 1952 Kirk was a Canadian delegate to the Seventh General Conference of UNESCO in Paris.[2]

Kirk died at the Kentville Sanitorium in the evening of 10 August 1966, aged 60.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeMings, John (30 May 2009). "Through the Pages". The Digby County Courier. Retrieved 2009-06-17.  See "60 years ago".
  2. ^ "Documents on Canadian External Relations". Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Editor, Ex-MP T.A.M. Kirk Dies". The Chronicle Herald. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 11 August 1966. pp. 1, 2. 

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