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Thomson, Josephlocked

(1858–1895)
  • Robert I. Rotberg

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Thomson, Joseph (1858–1895), explorer in Africa, the fifth and final son of William Thomson and Agnes Brown, was born on 14 February 1858 in the village of Penpont, Dumfriesshire, in a house which his father, a stonemason and master builder, had built for himself and his family. In 1868 the household moved ...

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