Thomas York (Australian politician)

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Thomas Henry York (25 June 1850 18 August 1910) was an Australian politician.

He was born on the Snowy River near Monaro to pastoralist Henry York and Mary Murphy. He worked as a cattle buyer and butcher before moving to Wellington in 1882 to become a stock and station agent. On 8 June 1882 he married Frances Hughes, with whom he had five children. He served as a Wellington alderman and as mayor in 1886. In 1891 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the Protectionist member for Wellington, but he was defeated in 1894. York died in Sydney in 1910. [1]

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References

  1. "Mr Thomas Henry York (1850-1910)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales . Retrieved 23 June 2019.

 

New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
David Ferguson
Member for Wellington
1891–1894
Succeeded by
John Haynes