Thomas Barlow Smith

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Thomas Barlow Smith
MLA for Hants County
In office
1874, from 1878 to 1882 and from 1890 to 1894
Personal details
Born(1839-10-28)October 28, 1839
Windsor, Nova Scotia
DiedJuly 22, 1933(1933-07-22) (aged 93)
Windsor, Nova Scotia
Political party Liberal-Conservative
Spouse(s)Azubah Scott

Thomas Barlow Smith (October 28, 1839 July 22, 1933) was a merchant, ship builder, author and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Hants County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in 1874, and from 1878 to 1882 as a Liberal and then from 1890 to 1894 as a Liberal-Conservative member. [1]

Nova Scotia Province of Canada

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Hants was a provincial electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that, at the time of its dissolution, elected one member to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It existed from 1867 until 1949, at which point the district was divided into the current electoral districts of Hants East and Hants West.

Nova Scotia House of Assembly single house, former lower house, of Nova Scotia Legislature

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He was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, the son of Bennett Smith and Rachel Harris. In 1864, Smith married Azubah Scott. He was elected to the provincial assembly in an 1874 by-election but defeated in the general election that followed later that same year. He died in 1933. [2]

Windsor, Nova Scotia Town in Nova Scotia, Canada

Windsor is a town located in Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is a service centre for the western part of the county and is situated on Highway 101.

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References

  1. "Electoral History for Hants County" (PDF). Nova Scotia Legislature. October 30, 2003. Retrieved June 3, 2019.
  2. https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=146-138&Event=death&ID=237251
  3. Catalog entry from the National Library of Australia
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