Thomas Steele (25 August 1887 – 3 September 1963) was an Australian politician.
He was born in Young to miller Henry Steele and Frances Jell. He was educated at local public schools and worked in a general store before serving in the AIF during World War I. He was a major in the 2nd Division's Field Artillery, and was mentioned in despatches. On 26 August 194 he married Alma Ann Black, with whom he had a daughter. After the war he returned to the general store, later purchasing his own business in Monteagle and acquiring property, on which he ran an orchard. From 1931 to 1933 he was an alderman at Young. In 1934 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Council as a member of the Country Party. He returned to the armed forces in World War II as a lieutenant-colonel. Steele remained in the Legislative Council until 1961, and died at Crows Nest in 1963.
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