Thomas Sexton (English politician)

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Thomas Miles Sexton (1879 – 11 July 1946) [1] was a Labour Party politician in England.

Sexton studied for some time at Durham University, before becoming a teacher. [2] From 1909, he was the headteacher at Stanhope County School. He joined the Labour Party, and was elected at the 1935 general election as Member of Parliament for Barnard Castle. He held the seat until he stood down at the 1945 election, and he died the following year. [3] [4] He died the following year, aged 67.

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References

  1. "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "B" (part 1)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Archived from the original on 29 October 2008. Retrieved 19 April 2009.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. "Thomas Sexton". Members of Parliament after 1832. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  3. Stenton, Michael; Lees, Stephen (1979). Who's Who of British Members of Parliament. III. Brighton: Harvester Press. p. 323. ISBN   0855273259.
  4. Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 338. ISBN   0-900178-06-X.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Cuthbert Headlam
Member of Parliament for Barnard Castle
19351945
Succeeded by
Sydney Lavers