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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Hill (1849-1917)

Merchant.

Born in Devonshire, England on 7 August 1849, he came to Canada as a youth to the towns of Flesherton and Markdale, Ontario. He moved to Russell in 1897 where he owned and operated a general store. He married Mary Fuller and they had three children. He was the first Mayor of Russell in 1907-1908. He returned to Ontario in 1915 and died at Toronto in 1917.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 June 2014

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