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Memorable Manitobans: James Alexander Thompson (1882-?)

Real estate agent.

Born at Selkirk on 7 April 1882, son of Thomas Edward Thompson and Huldah A. Cowan, he studied at the Winnipeg Collegiate Institute then, in 1898, became employed successively by the firms of Russell, Lang & Company then the book business of W. A. Davis. In 1906 he went into the real estate business. On 9 June 1908, he married Mary Evelyn Cameron, daughter of carriage maker John Cameron, and they had two daughters: Lenore Cameron Thompson (1909-?, wife of Richard W. White) and Muriel Cameron Thompson (1911-?).

Sources:

Birth and marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2012

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