Tom Steele

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Tom Steele
Member of Parliament for Lanark
In office
5 July 1945 – 23 February 1950
Preceded by Alec Douglas-Home
Succeeded by Alec Douglas-Home
Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire West
In office
1951 (by-election) – 1970 (retired)
Preceded by Rt Hon Adam McKinlay
Succeeded by Ian Campbell
Majority 293
Personal details
Born 15 November 1905
Died 28 May 1979 (aged 73)
Political party Labour
Occupation Railway Station master

Tom Steele (15 November 1905 – 28 May 1979) was a Scottish Labour politician.

Steele worked as a station master and served on the board of the Lanark Co-operative Society.

Steele was elected as Member of Parliament for the constituency of Lanark in 1945, defeating Lord Dunglass (Alec-Douglas Home), and served as Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of National Insurance.

He lost this seat to the Conservative Party in 1950, but was elected for Dunbartonshire West at a by-election later that year. He held this seat until he retired in 1970, to be replaced by Ian Campbell.

At elections his campaign sometimes used the slogan Vote Steele For Strength.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Alec Douglas-Home (Lord Dunglass)
Member of Parliament for Lanark
19451950
Succeeded by
Alec Douglas-Home (Lord Dunglass)
Preceded by
Adam McKinlay
Member of Parliament for West Dunbartonshire
April 19501970
Succeeded by
Ian Campbell