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Philip Thomas Fudge (April 28, 1884 – August 18, 1938) was an educator, businessman, civil servant and politician in Newfoundland. He represented Hermitage in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1928 to 1932 as a Liberal.
The son of Philip Fudge and Mary Petite, he was born in Pass Island, Fortune Bay and was educated there, in St. John's and in Boston. Fudge taught school for several years and then, in 1918, opened a general store and fishery business at Pass Island. In 1932, Fudge left the Liberal party and joined the opposition when the government proposed an increase in tariffs and a decrease in war pensions. He was named a customs inspector in 1932 and became chief inspector of fisheries in 1934.