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Memorable Manitobans: George Levant Thompson (c1888-?)


Born at Darlington, Wisconsin around 1888, he earned a BSc degree and was known by his middle name. In Manitoba, he taught at Maguire School and was Principal of Starbuck School (1913-1914) and Sanford School (1916). At Starbuck, he met local resident Lulu Mary Keays Livingston (c1890-?) and they married on 2 July 1914 at 576 Elgin Avenue, the Winnipeg residence of her parents. In 1916, the couple were living with her parents in Winnipeg and had a daughter Leona Mary Thompson (b 1915) but their later whereabouts are unknown.


“Summer School for teachers,” Winnipeg Tribune, 7 August 1913, page 6.

Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“The Social Whirl [Mr. and Mrs. S. Livingstone],” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 June 1914, page 6.

“Thompson - Livingstone,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 July 1914, page 7.

“Thompson - Livingstone,” Manitoba Free Press, 4 July 1914, page 10.

Birth registration [Leona Mary Thompson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1916 Canada census, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 July 2017

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