Thomas Milnes

Thomas Charles Milnes
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
July 18, 1921 – October 30, 1925
Preceded by Louise McKinney
Succeeded by Gordon Walker
Constituency Claresholm
Personal details
Born (1870-03-31)March 31, 1870
Columbus, Indiana[1]
Died April 30, 1954(1954-04-30) (aged 84)
Claresholm, Alberta
Political party Independent Farmer
Other political
Occupation politician

Thomas Charles Milnes (March 11, 1870 – April 30, 1954) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1921 to 1925 sitting as an Independent.

Political career

Milnes ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as an Independent Farmer candidate in the 1921 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent Louise McKinney in a hotly contested election to win the Claresholm electoral district.[2]

Milnes resigned his seat on October 30, 1925 to run as a candidate in the 1925 Canadian federal election. He ran as a federal Liberal candidate in the electoral district of Macleod. Milnes finished a distant third place in the three way race losing to George Coote and runner of John Herron.[3]


External links

  • Legislative Assembly of Alberta Members Listing
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