Henry Broughton Thomson
Henry Broughton Thomson (July 21, 1870 – September 17, 1939) was a Canadian merchant and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Victoria City from 1907 to 1916 in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as a Conservative.
He was born in Newry, County Down, the eldest son of Captain William Thomson and Alice Broughton. He had several brothers, including William Montgomery Thomson; Gwyneth Bebb married another brother, Thomas Weldon Thomson.
He was educated in Bedford, England. Thomson came to British Columbia in 1893. He was a director of Turner, Beeton & Co., of the Colonist Printing & Publishing Co., of the Victoria Transfer Co. Ltd and of the Silicon Brick Lime Co. Ltd. Thomson served as whip for the Conservative Party in the assembly. In 1918, he was named chairman of the Canadian Food Board. Thomson died in Vancouver at the age of 69.
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- Report of the Canada Food Board. February 11-December 31, 1918. Canadian Department of Agirulture. 1919. p. 2. Retrieved 2011-09-15.
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