Thomas Stamford

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References

  1. 1 2 "STAMFORD, Thomas William". Who Was Who. A & C Black. 1920–2008. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
  2. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "L" (part 1)
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Murray
Member of Parliament for Leeds West
19231931
Succeeded by
Vyvyan Adams
Preceded by
Vyvyan Adams
Member of Parliament for Leeds West
19451949
Succeeded by
Charles Pannell
Party political offices
Preceded by
Ben Riley
Yorkshire Division representative on the Independent Labour Party National Administrative Council
1926–1930
Succeeded by
Percy Williams