Tom Lysons

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Thomas "Tom" Fredrick Lawrence Lysons
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
March 26, 1975 – May 8, 1986
Preceded by Ashley Cooper
Succeeded by Steve West
Constituency Vermilion-Viking
Personal details
Born (1934-11-20)November 20, 1934
Islay, Alberta[1]
Died May 7, 1997(1997-05-07) (aged 62)
Political party Progressive Conservative

Thomas "Tom" Fredrick Lawrence Lysons (November 20, 1934 – May 7, 1997) was a former provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1975 to 1986.

Political career[edit]

Lysons ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in the 1975 Alberta general election. He won the electoral district of Vermilion-Viking winning a hotly contested race to pick up the district for the governing Progressive Conservative party.[2] He ran for a second term in office in the 1979 Alberta general election this time winning easily after significantly increasing his popular vote.[3] Lysons would win his highest popular vote running for his final term in office in the 1982 Alberta general election.[4] He retired from the legislature at dissolution in 1986.

Lysons died in 1997.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Vermilion-Viking results 1975". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 31, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Vermilion-Viking results 1979". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 31, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Vermilion-Viking results 1982". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 31, 2009. 
  5. ^ https://www.assembly.ab.ca/ISYS/LADDAR_files/docs/hansards/han/legislature_24/session_1/19970507_1330_01_han.pdf |chapter-url= missing title (help) (PDF). Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). Legislative Assembly of Alberta. May 7, 1997. p. 387. 

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