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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald James “Archie” Thom (1907-2000)


Born at Russell on 14 January 1907, first son of Charles Weir Thom (1879-1934) and Catherine Agnes Buie (1882-1973), he was educated at Brandon College. His teaching career included service as the Principal of Eriksdale School (1934-1938), Grey School (1938-1941), and Eden School (1941-1947). He later moved to Flin Flon where he was Principal at Mystery Lake School (1959-1960). He and wife Olive (c1913-1996) had two children. He died at Flin Flon on 7 May 2000.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary [Olive Thom], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 September 1996, page 33.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 May 2000.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 October 2017

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