Former Sarnia Observer sports editor Harry Tompkins dies at 88

In Ontario, former Sarnia Observer sports writer and editor Harry Tompkins has died at age 87. Tompkins first joined The Observer at age 19 and was named sports editor in 1948 at just age 20, the youngest daily newspaper sports editor in Canada at the time. He worked as the sports editor until 1950 before leaving the paper to start a career in public relations.

Source: Sarnia Observer