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Edward Blake Thompson[1]

Male 1881 - 1956  (75 years)


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  • Name Edward Blake Thompson  [2
    Born 1881  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1956  [2
    Person ID I5906  Main
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2011 

    Family Margaret Jane Campbell,   b. 1880,   d. 1956  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1905  [3
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Campbell Thompson,   b. 1906,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Mary Isabel Thompson,   b. 1911,   d. 1990  (Age 79 years)
     3. Edward Blake Thompson,   b. 1917,   d. 1943  (Age 26 years)
    +4. Margaret Phyllis Thompson,   b. 1919
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F2256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From "The Municipality of Toronto: a history"

      EDWARD BLAKE THOMPSON, senior member of the firm of Campbell, Thompson & Company, investment bankers, of Toronto, was born at Medford, Ontario, July 31, 1881, son of Alexander and Isabella (Milne) Thompson.

      Mr. Thompson was educated in the public schools of Medford, and after graduating from high school at the age of seventeen years, he entered the banking world as a junior clerk in Molson's Bank at Medford. His natural aptitude for the business of banking soon disclosed itself and he remained at Molson's for twelve years, filling various positions in the Medford bank, and being stationed at different periods of time at St. Thomas, Kingswell, Woodstock, and Trenton, Ontario.

      In August, 1910, Mr. Thompson came to Toronto and established the firm of Campbell, Thompson Company. This house has been extremely successful and having an established reputation for safe and ec servative methods, is regarded with favor by leading bankers throughout Eastern Canada.

      Mr. Thompson is a member of the Deerpark Presbyterian Church. He is an ardent devotee of golf a belongs to the Rosedale Golf Club. He also ho membership in the Ontario Club, the Granite CI] Canadian Club, the Empire Club, and the Canadian Club of New York. Mr. Thompson's home is No. 34 Parkwood avenue.

      Mr. Thompson married, on November 2, 1905, Magaret Campbell, daughter of the late John and Mi (Smith) Campbell, of St. Thomas, Ontario. Mr. & Mrs. Thompson have four children: Alexander who is a student at Upper Canada College; Isabell; Edward; and Phyllis. [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1125] Emily Campbell Price, Emily Campbell Price, (Manuscript. 71 pp. Extensive research. Includes maps and transcripts of letters describing family relationships. 10 original copies produced and circulated by the author in 1970. PDF copy available at jhowell.com.), p.22.

    3. [S1636] The Municipality of Toronto - a history, (THE DOMINION PUBLISHING COMPANY TORONTO and NEW YORK Copyright, 1923 Copyright, Canada, 1923), Vol. III.

    4. [S1636] The Municipality of Toronto - a history, (THE DOMINION PUBLISHING COMPANY TORONTO and NEW YORK Copyright, 1923 Copyright, Canada, 1923), Vol III.