Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Jackson (1862-1935)
Born in England on 3 August 1862, he came to Canada in 1883 and operated the building supply, fuel, and contracting business of Thomas Jackson and Sons in Winnipeg. He and wife Elisa Edmondson (1863-1920) had three children: John Jackson, James Jackson (1889-1961), and Mary Isabel Jackson (1891-1884, wife of Donald Flett). The family lived at 389 Balmoral Street (circa 1911). He died at his Winnipeg home, Suite 6 Panama Court, on 21 April 1935 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
Birth and death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 24 April 1935, page 5.
Obituary [James Jackson], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 April 1961, page 28.
Obituary [Mary Isabel Flett], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 September 1984, page 58.
Obituary [John Jackson], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 January 1986, page 58.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 March 2022