Thomas Beattie

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Thomas Beattie
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for London
In office
Preceded by John Carling
Succeeded by C. S. Hyman
In office
Preceded by C. S. Hyman
Succeeded by William Gray
Personal details
Born (1844-08-12)August 12, 1844
Saintfield, Ireland
Died December 2, 1914(1914-12-02) (aged 70)
Political party Conservative

Thomas Beattie (August 12, 1844 – December 2, 1914) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Saintfield, County Down, Ireland, Beattie emigrated to Canada with his parents in 1848. A businessman, he was a Major with the 7th Fusiliers of London, Ontario and served during the North-West Rebellion. He was Vice-President of London City Gas Company and a Director of the Agricultural Savings and Loan Company. He first entered politics as an alderman in London. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1896 federal election. A Conservative, he was defeated in the 1900 federal election but was re-elected in a 1907 by-election. He served until his death, aged 70, in 1914.[1]


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