George Thorman

Local History-George Thorman & Roderick D. Macdonald, Industrialst 1979

George Thorman interviewing industrialist Roderick MacDonald. Rod was the president of both the Weatherhead and Jaeger Machine companies in St. Thomas. Rod had previously worked with Munitions Minister CD Howe during World War II and worked primarily in aircraft manufacturing serving as Howes representative in Washington . In that period Rod worked with many notable individuals such as Soviet Admiral Aksel Berg and American 
Aviator Howard Hughes.

Local History-George Thorman & Wayne Paddon: Colonel Mahlon Burwell

George Thorman and Wayne Paddon discussing Colonel Mahlon Burwell. The surveyor of the Talbot Roads. 1976.

In remembrance of Wayne Paddon, local historian and author known for such works as The Talbot Settlement, Steam and Petticoats, and many others. Thank you for your contributions to the society and local history.

Video courtesy of the Elgin County Archives

History of Talbot St. St. Thomas 2 of 2 - Local History With George Thorman Guest: Don Cosens

Local History with George Thorman with Guest Don Cosens part 2 of 2
George Thorman and Don Cosens discuss the history of Talbot St. St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Broadcast 1980 Allview Cable
(note, this is actually the 3rd part of 3, the first part is lost)

Courtesy of the Elgin County Archives

http://www.elgincounty.ca/archives

History of Talbot St. St. Thomas 1 of 2 - Local History with George Thorman with Guest Don Cosens

Local History with George Thorman with Guest Don Cosens part 1 of 2
George Thorman and Don Cosens discuss the history of Talbot St. St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Broadcast 1980 Allview Cable
(note, this is actually the 2nd part of 3, the first part is lost)

Courtesy of Elgin County Archives

http://www.elgincounty.ca/archives

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