|Thomas Wesley Jackson|
|Member of the Council of the Northwest Territories for Qu'Appelle|
13 August 1884 –September 1886
|Succeeded by||William Dell Perley|
|Born||6 June 1859|
|Died|| 26 February 1934 74) (aged|
Vancouver, British Columbia
Thomas Wesley Jackson (6 June 1859 – 26 February 1934) was a Canadian politician. He served on the 1st Council of the Northwest Territories for Qu'Appelle from 1884 to 1886.
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Qu'Appelle was a territorial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories, Canada.
Jackson was born at Downsview, Ontario, of Irish ancestry. He worked as a lawyer for a time at Chatham, Ontario, before moving to the Qu'Appelle Valley in 1880. At Qu'Appelle he would farm and get involved with the railway, eventually raising to the position of President of the Qu'Appelle and Wood Mountain Railway.He was also a justice of the peace.
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|13 August 1883 by-election|
|Thomas Wesley Jackson||344||75.44%|
|William Robert Bell||112||24.56%|
|1885 Northwest Territories election|
|Thomas Wesley Jackson||440||34.22%||X|
|William Dell Perley||301||23.41%||X|
|Charles Edmund Phipps||118||9.17%|
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