Sir John Maldwyn Thomas (17 June 1918 - 31 July 2002) was a Welsh businessman and Liberal Party politician.
Maldwyn Thomas was the son of Daniel and Gwladys Thomas. He was educated at Porth Rhondda Grammar School. In 1975, he married Maureen Elizabeth Thomas. In 1984 he was knighted. In 1999 his wife Maureen received the DBE.
Thomas was a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, he took first place in South Wales in both his intermediate and final examinations. He was secretary to Lewis & Tylor Ltd, a large industrial concern in Cardiff, from 1940-56. In 1953 he was Called to Bar at Gray's Inn. He worked for Rank Xerox from 1964-1979, as Secretary, Managing Director and finally as Chairman.
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He did not stand for parliament again. He served as President of the Welsh Liberal Party from 1985-86. He was President of the London Welsh Association and Trust from 1994-2001. He was a Trustee of the London Welsh School.