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John Hall Thompson
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John Hall Thompson (1810 – October 27, 1893) was a Canadian court commissioner and political figure. He represented Ontario North in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal member.[1]

He was born in Salisbury, England in 1810[1], the son of Joseph Thompson,[2] and educated at Berwick-on-Tweed. He was reeve for Brock Township and served as warden for Ontario County in 1856-7, 1860 and 1864-5. Thompson lived in Cannington.[3] He was elected in 1867 but defeated in the 1872 election. Thompson also served as lieutenant-colonel in the county militia from 1869 to 1880[1] and was commissioner in the Court of Queen's Bench.[2]

In 1847, he married Margaret Cowan. Thompson died at Qu'Appelle Station, Saskatchewan at the age of 83.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament
  2. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.  
  3. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1867)


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