|Preceded by||Riding established|
|Succeeded by||George McManus|
|Born||May 21, 1821|
County Down, Northern Ireland
|Died|| December 21, 1893 72) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Eliza Parker(m. 1846)|
Thomas Swinarton (May 21, 1821 - December 21, 1893) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Cardwell in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1867 to 1871 as a Conservative.
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