Ben Thompson (Canadian politician)

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Benjamin Cope (Ben) Thompson
Member of Parliament
for Northumberland
In office
June 1957 – April 1962
Personal details
Born (1924-04-11)11 April 1924
Toronto, Ontario
Died 23 March 1998(1998-03-23) (aged 73)
Brighton, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Profession barrister, lawyer

Benjamin Cope (Ben) Thompson (11 April 1924 – 23 March 1998) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was a barrister and lawyer by career.

He was first elected at the Northumberland riding in the 1957 general election and re-elected there in the 1958 election. Thompson left federal politics after completing his second term, the 24th Canadian Parliament, and did not campaign in the 1962 election. He died of cancer on 23 March 1998.[1]


  1. ^ Deaths The Globe and Mail (1936-Current); Mar 24, 1998; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail (1844-2011) pg. S12

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