Thomas Bunn (Manitoba politician)

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Thomas Bunn (May 16, 1830 – April 11, 1875[1]) was a farmer and political figure in Manitoba. He represented St. Clements from 1870 to 1874 in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

He was born in the Red River Colony, the son of John Bunn and Catherine Thomas. Bunn settled in St. Andrew’s. He was married twice: first to Isabella Clouston in 1854 and then to Rachel Harriott in 1859. In 1861, he moved to Mapleton. From 1865 to 1870, Bunn was clerk for the Council of Assiniboia and the Quarterly Court. In 1868, he was named to the Council. Bunn served as secretary of state in Riel's provisional government. In 1871, he was called to the Manitoba bar. He was named clerk for the first General Quarterly Court for Manitoba in 1871.[1]

His former residence has been declared a provincial heritage site.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Thomas Bunn (1830-1875)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Bunn House". Canada's Historic Places. Parks Canada. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 

External links[edit]

  • "Thomas Bunn". RM of St Clements Heritage Committee. Retrieved 2012-09-21.