Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
April 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Thomas Mayne Daly


Daly, Thomas Mayne (1828-1885), politician, was born in Hamilton , Upper Canada, on February 7, 1828, the son of John Corry Wilson Daly, and was educated at Upper Canada College, Toronto. From 1854 to 1863 he represented Perth in the Canadian Assembly; and from 1872 to 1874 he represented North Perth in the Canadian House of Commons. During the crisis of the "Pacific Scandal", he was chief government whip. In 1874 he was elected for North Perth to the Ontario Legislature; but in 1875 he retired from public life. He died at Stratford, Ontario, on March 4, 1885.

Source  : W. Stewart Wallace, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 177.


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