Alfred Burke Thompson

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

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.

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  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1928, AL Normandin

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