Thomas Arkell

Politician

1823 – 1906

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Who was Thomas Arkell?

Thomas Arkell was a Canadian politician, farmer and grain merchant. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1878 as a Member of the Liberal-Conservative Party to represent the riding of Elgin East. He was defeated in the election of 1882. Prior to his federal experience, he was elected mayor of St. Thomas, Ontario between 1865 and 1871.

He married Olive Eldridge and had 9 Children.

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Born
Nov 10, 1823
Gloucestershire
Also known as
  • Mayor Thomas Arkell
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Died
Feb 2, 1906

Submitted
on July 23, 2013