David Thompson (Canadian politician)
David Thompson (December 7, 1836 – April 18, 1886) was a Canadian businessman and political figure. He represented Haldimand in the House of Commons of Canada as a Liberal member from 1867 to 1886.
He was born in Wainfleet Township in Upper Canada in 1836, the son of David Thompson who represented Haldimand in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1841 to 1851. After studying at Upper Canada College, he became a merchant selling flour and grain. Thompson married Elizabeth Stinson in 1858. In 1863, he was elected to the 8th Parliament of the Province of Canada for Haldimand; after Confederation, he was reelected to the House of Commons. He died in Indiana, Ontario while still in office in 1886.
- David Thompson – Parliament of Canada biography
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- Ruthven Park[permanent dead link], Directory of Designations of National Historic Significance of Canada
- Ruthven Park. Canadian Register of Historic Places.
- Ruthven Park web site
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