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Memorable Manitobans: H. N. Thompson (?-1953)

Veterinarian, municial official.

Born in Ontario, he came to Manitoba with his parents, living first at Boissevain where he began working as a veterinarian in 1906 and, as of 1912, at Virden. He served on the Virden municipal council (1917-1918, 1941) and was Mayor of Virden three times (1919-1921, 1942-1946, 1952-1953). He died at Virden on 20 April 1953 and was survived by a widow and four children.

Sources:

“Virden Mayor funeral held,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 April 1953, page 34.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 July 2014

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