4551. Edmund Henry Thorne
was born on 31 Mar 1905 in Wethersfield, Wyoming Co., NY. He died in 1980/81.
Ed began his career as a science teacher & high school principal at Comstock
Park, Michigan. He was Superintendent of Schools in South Lyon, Rockford, Michigan
& West Hartford, Conn. Before moving to Conn., He served as Associate Prof.
of Education at Michigan State & was Assistant Superintendant of Schools
in Lansing. For many summers He taught School Admin in colleges & universities,
including Michigan U., Conneticut U. & Harvard U. After retiring from the
superintendancy in West Hartford, He accepted a position at Central Conneticut
State College as Dean of the School of Education. He has 3 earned degrees from
the University of Michigan; BS in Education, MA & PhD. He has been a member
& officer of several honoary socities & professional organizations as
well as civic activities. He is listed in the "Whos Who in America"
& other biographical references.
He was married to E. Marie Bettes (daughter of
Roy Bettes and Flossie) on 20 Aug 1929 in Burdicksville,
MI. E. Marie Bettes was born on 14 Feb 1906 in Grand
Rapids, MI. She died on 17 Nov 1970 in Hartford, CT. Hartford Hospital died
from cancer. Edmund Henry Thorne and E. Marie Bettes had the following children: