Tom Burpee

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Tom Burpee (born 1885 or 1886)[1] was elected the first leader of the Communist Party of Canada in May 1921. He was succeeded in December 1921 by William Moriarty.[2] He remained active with the party for the rest of his life and was one of three founding members present at the party's fiftieth anniversary celebration in 1971.[1]

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