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Thomson, Duane

Dr. Duane Thomson is the president of the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society and an Associate Professor Emeritus of History at the University of British Columbia. The Thomson family are long-time residents of the Oyama area of Lake Country.

Two Gibbons brothers, Harry from Ellison and Clare from Okanagan Centre went into partnership to establish OK Sawmills sometime shortly after 1940. The brothers operated their sawmill at a number of locations on the extensive forested slope south and east... [Continue Reading]