Thomas Sanderson (Saskatchewan politician)

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Thomas Sanderson (December 28, 1849 [1] 1922 [2] ) was a Scottish-born farmer and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Kinistino in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan from 1905 to 1908 as a Liberal.

Scotland country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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Saskatchewan Province of Canada

Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without a natural border. It has an area of 651,900 square kilometres (251,700 sq mi), nearly 10 percent of which is fresh water, composed mostly of rivers, reservoirs, and the province's 100,000 lakes.

Kinistino was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Located in north-central Saskatchewan, it was centred on the town of Kinistino. This constituency was one of 25 created for the 1st Saskatchewan general election in 1905.

He was born in Galashiels and was educated there and in St. Catharines, Ontario. In 1889, Sanderson married Jean Forsyth. He served as president of the Board of Trade for Kinistino. [1] Sanderson was defeated by George Balfour Johnston when he ran for reelection to the provincial assembly in 1908. [3]

Galashiels Place

Galashiels is a town in the Scottish Borders and historic county of Selkirkshire, on the Gala Water river. The name is often shortened to "Gala".

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References

  1. 1 2 Chambers, E. J (1908). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
  2. "Saskatchewan Members of the Legislative Assembly" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  3. "Election Results by Electoral Division" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Retrieved 2012-03-14.