Ley, Thomas John, 1881-1947Alternative names
Thomas Ley was a N.S.W. (later Federal) parliamentarian. In 1928 he was defeated in the Federal elections after various ill-fated business dealings and the death or disappearance of a number of opponents. He was found guilty of the murder of a barman John Mudie in 1946 and sentenced to death. He was found insane and transferred to Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum where he died on 27 July 1947.
From the description of Ley family papers [manuscript]. 1853-1956. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225772320