Thomas Farrow

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Thomas Farrow
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Huron North
In office
1872–1882
Preceded by Joseph Whitehead
Succeeded by James Bowman
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Huron East
In office
1882–1887
Preceded by District created in 1882
Succeeded by Peter Macdonald
Personal details
Born (1833-03-08)March 8, 1833
Mumby, Lincoln County, England
Died April 15, 1916(1916-04-15) (aged 83)
Collingwood, Ontario

Thomas Farrow (March 8, 1833 – April 15, 1916) was a Canadian merchant and political figure. He represented Huron North in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal Conservative from 1872 to 1882 and Huron East as a Conservative member from 1882 to 1887.[1]

He was born in Mumby, Lincoln County, England,[1] the son of Martin Farrow, was educated there and came to Canada West in 1849. In 1858, he married Mary McDonald. He served as superintendent of schools for Wawanosh, Morris and Turnberry townships in Huron County for several years.[2] Farrow was defeated by Peter Macdonald in his bid for reelection in 1887.[1] He died in Collingwood at the age of 83.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament
  2. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1882, CH Mackintosh
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.