Sir Thomas Skewes-Cox (1849 – 15 October 1912)was a British Conservative Party politician.
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He was Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kingston division of Surrey from 1895 to 1906. In 1902, Skewes-Cox opened a new wing at the Kingston Institute.
Kingston or Kingston-upon-Thames was a parliamentary constituency which covered the emerging southwest, outer London suburb of Kingston upon Thames and which existed between 1885 and 1997 and returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. The Conservative candidate won each election during its 112-year existence.
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