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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas H. Lock (1862-?)

Wholesale grocer.

Born in Perth, Ontario on 11 March 1862, he worked in a general store there for a time then came to Winnipeg in 1877 where he took a job with the firm of Campbell Brothers and Wilson. He was a travelling salesman for the firm for 15 years. In 1903, he formed a partnership of his own, in the wholesale grocery firm of Foley, Lock & Larson, with himself as vice-president and general manager. He married Margaret Purdon in 1882. They had six children: Lloyd William Lock (b 1886), Edgar A. Lock (b 1887), Clara Rose Lock (b 1890), Ethel C. Lock (b 1892), Margaret Edith Lock (b 1898), and Thomas Henry Lock (b 1900).

Sources:

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 November 2008

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