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Memorable Manitobans: James Alexander Thompson (1882-?)

Real estate agent.

Born at Selkirk, Manitoba 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. He married Mary Evelyn Cameron, daughter of carriage maker John Cameron, on 9 June 1908. They had two daughters: Lenore Cameron Thompson (b 1909, wife of Richard W. White) and Muriel Cameron Thompson (b 1911).


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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