Thomas West (Australian politician)

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Thomas Henry West (12 April 1830 9 December 1896) was an Australian politician.

He was born at Macquarie Plains to farmer Joseph West and Sarah Presley. He was a pastoralist and ran the Cudgolong station. On 1 December 1860 he married Elizabeth McKay. In 1872 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Carcoar, but he retired in 1874. West died at Cowra in 1896. [1]

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References

  1. "Mr Thomas Henry West (1830-1896)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales . Retrieved 23 June 2019.

 

New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Richard Driver
Member for Carcoar
1872–1874
Succeeded by
Solomon Meyer