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Thomas Merritt Cayley

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Preceded by  Donald Sutherland
Name  Thomas Cayley
Died  May 30, 1933
Party  Liberal Party of Canada
Resigned  May 30, 1933
Political party  Liberal
Role  Member of Parliament
Spouse  Elinor Carroll
Succeeded by  Almon Rennie
Full Name  Thomas Merritt Cayley
Born  18 August 1878 East Oxford Township, Ontario (1878-08-18)
Profession  insurance agent, school principal, teacher

Thomas Merritt Cayley (18 August 1878 – 30 May 1933) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in East Oxford Township, Ontario and became an insurance agent, school principal and teacher.

Cayley attended secondary school at Norwich and normal school in London, Ontario. He was a schoolteacher for 18 years, based in Norwich five years into this career. He was principal of Norwich Continuation School for four years. He was also secretary-treasurer for Otter Mutual Insurance and Mutual Fire Underwriters of Ontario.

He was first elected to Parliament at the Oxford South riding in the 1926 general election then re-elected in 1930. Cayley died on 30 May 1933 before completing his term in the 17th Canadian Parliament.


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