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FAMOUS FREEMASONS
VANCOUVER MAYORS
Charles Edwin Thompson
[Charles Edwin Thompson]
September 17, 1890 - April 19, 1966
Originally from Grey County, Ontario, Charles Thompson served as Vancouver mayor for 1949-50.
Teacher, rancher, automotive dealer, and from 1945 to 1948 an alderman, Thompson’s moyorality was marred by restrictions on civil liberties through a policy requiring all civic employees to be screened for communist sympathies.
Initiated:
Latonia Lodge No. 125, Sask.
Affiliated: 1924/12/03
Melrose Lodge No. 67

Source: Grand Lodge of BC and Yukon records. "Mayors of Vancouver", Donna-Jean MacKinnon, The Greater Vancouver Book.

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