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.
Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 October 2017
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