D. T. Jones

David Thomas Jones (17 October 1899 – 4 April 1963), also known as Dai Jones, was a British Labour Party politician.

He was elected as Member of Parliament for The Hartlepools at the 1945 general election, and held the seat until his defeat by only 182 votes at the 1959 general election. Left school at 12 after passing Labour examination, started on the railways at 14 and became a signalman. Married Annie Pugh in 1920, 4 children, 2 died in infancy. Member of Pontypridd urban district council for many years also active in trade union affairs (NUR).


  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  • British Parliamentary election results: October 1959
  • Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas George Greenwell
Member of Parliament for The Hartlepools
Succeeded by
Cmdr John Kerans

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