Thomas Frobisher, fur trader (b at Halifax (?), Yorkshire, Eng 1744; d at Montréal 12 Sept 1788). After arriving in Québec in 1769, he joined his brothers Joseph and Benjamin Frobisher in the western fur trade. In 1776 he founded the first trading post at Île-à-la-Crosse, a stepping stone to the Athabasca Lake country.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Francis, Daniel. "Thomas Frobisher". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 15 December 2013, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/thomas-frobisher. Accessed 29 September 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Francis, D. (2013). Thomas Frobisher. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/thomas-frobisher
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Francis, Daniel. "Thomas Frobisher." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published January 20, 2008; Last Edited December 15, 2013.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Thomas Frobisher," by Daniel Francis, Accessed September 29, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/thomas-frobisher
Article by Daniel Francis
Published Online January 20, 2008
Last Edited December 15, 2013