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Encyclopedia > David Thompson

There are several men named David Thompson:

David J. H. Thompson, Member of Parliament (Barbados); Leader of the Democratic Labour Party (Barbados) and Leader of the Opposition in the Barbados Parliament David Thompson (April 30, 1770 – February 10, 1857), was an English-Canadian map-maker and explorer. ... David Thompson Source: Library and Archives Canada David Thompson (December 7, 1836 – April 18, 1886) was a Canadian businessman and political figure. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... David ONeil Thompson (born July 13, 1954 in Shelby, North Carolina) is an American professional basketball star who played for the Denver Nuggets of both the National Basketball Association (NBA) and American Basketball Association (ABA), as well as the Seattle SuperSonics. ... David Thompson (born September 12, 1977 in Birkenhead, England) is an English football player currently playing for Portsmouth. ... Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 logo The successor to Windows 2000 Server, Microsofts Windows Server 2003 (codename Whistler Server, also known as Windows NT 5. ... David Thompson is an Australian chef, restauranteur and cookery writer, known for his skill and expertise in Thai cuisine. ... Thunder Road, sometimes billed as David Thompson & Thunder Road, was the name of a famous Canadian country music band in the early to mid 1980s. ... Dave Thompson was born in Sydney, Australia but has lived in North America for the past 6 years. ... David Eugene Thompson (1854-1942) was an American diplomat. ... Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC, though commonly abbreviated as Orbital) is a Dulles, Virginia company which specializes in satellite launch and manufacture. ...


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David Thompson Canadian Explorer Mapmaker History Pictures (3035 words)
From 1792 to 1812, David Thompson mapped most of the country west of Hudson Bay and Lake Superior, across the Rocky Mountains to the source of the Columbia River, and the length of the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean.
David Thompson was dissatisfied with the Hudson’s Bay Company’s emphasis on the fur trade, and after his term of service was up, he joined the Hudson’s Bay Company’s chief rival the North West Company.
Thompson’s first assignment was to determine the longitude and latitude of the North West Company posts that might be affected by the Jay Treaty of 1794.
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