Thomas William Chapple

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Thomas William Chapple
Ontario MPP
In office
1894–1898
Preceded by James Glendinning
Succeeded by William Hoyle
Constituency Ontario North
Personal details
Born(1853-02-10)February 10, 1853
Kilkenny, Ireland
Died1926 (aged 7273)
Rainy River, Ontario
Political party Liberal
OccupationLawyer, judge

Thomas William Chapple (February 10, 1853 1926) was an Ontario lawyer and political figure. He represented Ontario North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1894 to 1898 as a Liberal member.

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Ontario North was an electoral riding in Ontario, Canada. It was created in 1867 at the time of confederation and was abolished in 1933 before the 1934 election.

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He was born in Kilkenny, Ireland in 1853, the son of William Chapple, a captain in the British Army. He was educated in London and in Newcastle, Ontario. He was called to the Ontario bar and set up practice in Uxbridge. Chapple was named judge for the Rainy River District in 1898, serving until his death.

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The township of Chapple in Rainy River District was named in his honour.

Chapple, Ontario Township municipality in Ontario, Canada

Chapple is a township municipality in Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.



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