Murray Thomson

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Murray Thomson
Murray McCheyne Thomson.jpg
Born (1922-12-19) December 19, 1922 (age 94)
Honan, China
Residence Ottawa, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Awards Pearson Medal of Peace (1990),
Order of Canada (2001)

Murray McCheyne Thomson was born in December 19, 1922[1] in Honan, China where his parents were Christian missionaries.[2] Thomson has founded many non-profits in Canada.[3] He was the 1990 recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace[4] for his work in peacekeeping and won the Order of Canada[5] in 2001. He is a former Executive Director of CUSO.[citation needed]

He is credited in helping the formation of:


  1. ^ Lumley, Elizabeth (2000). The Canadian Who's who. University of Toronto Press. p. 1257. ISBN 0802049397. 
  2. ^ Murray Thomson at Peaceweb/Peace/Ottawa
  3. ^ "Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry". Retrieved April 4, 2006. 
  4. ^ Sharpe, Alan (February 1991). "Murray Thomson: Ottawa's Peace Medal Winner". Peace and Environment News. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  5. ^ Gruending, Dennis (8 December 2012). "Murray Thomson, peace activist at 90". Retrieved 1 August 2016. 

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