George Y. Thomas

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George Y. Thomas
MLA for Colchester County
In office
Preceded by Frank Stanfield
Succeeded by George Scott Dickey
Personal details
Born (1882-09-09)September 9, 1882
Truro, Nova Scotia
Died May 11, 1940(1940-05-11) (aged 57)
Truro, Nova Scotia
Political party Conservative
Occupation merchant

George Yuill Thomas (September 9, 1882 – May 11, 1940) was a merchant and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Colchester in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1933 to 1940 as a Conservative member.[1]

Thomas was born in Truro, Nova Scotia, the son of David John Thomas, an immigrant from Wales, and Eavena Crowe. In 1909, he married Ethel Norris. He served as mayor of Truro from 1930 to 1936.[2] He sold books, stationery and office supplies.[2] Thomas was also president of the Truro Board of Trade. He died in office at Truro at the age of 57.[2]


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1940, AL Normandin
  1. "Electoral History for Colchester North" (PDF). Nova Scotia Legislative Library. Retrieved 2015-08-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Elliott, Shirley B. (1984). The Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia, 1758–1983 : a biographical directory (PDF). Public Archives of Nova Scotia. p. 214. ISBN 0-88871-050-X. Retrieved 2015-08-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>