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Alfred Burke Thompson (July 18, 1862 – August 2, 1942) was a barrister and political figure in Ontario, Canada. He represented Simcoe Centre in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1898 to 1902 and from 1905 to 1919 and Simcoe East in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1935 as a Conservative member.

Alfred Burke Thompson
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Simcoe East
In office
1925–1935
Preceded byManley Chew
Succeeded byGeorge Alexander McLean
Ontario MPP
In office
1905–1919
Preceded byDavid Davidson
Succeeded byGilbert Hugh Murdoch
In office
1898–1902
Preceded byRobert Paton
Succeeded byDavid Davidson
ConstituencySimcoe Centre
Personal details
Born(1862-07-18)July 18, 1862
Penetanguishene, Canada West
DiedAugust 2, 1942(1942-08-02) (aged 80)
Simcoe, Ontario
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Kate Worthington May
(m. 1889; died 1894)
,
Alberta Marie MacFayden
(m. 1914; died 1921)
Children4
OccupationLawyer

He was born in Penetanguishene, Canada West, the son of town mayor Alfred Andrew Thompson and the grandson of William Thompson. He was educated at Upper Canada College and Toronto University. Thompson served with the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada during the North-West Rebellion of 1885. In 1889, he married Kate W. May; he married Alberta Marie MacFayden in 1914 after his first wife's death.

ReferencesEdit

  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1928, AL Normandin

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