Thele, Sigurd

Sigurd Thele

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Oral History Session #1
November 13, 2009
Pittstown, New Jersey
Sandra Stewart Holyoak
Emily Shapiro
Transcript Production Team:
Domingo Duarte
Nicholas Trajano Molnar
Recommended Citation:
Sigurd Thele Oral History Interview, November 13, 2009 by Sandra Stewart Holyoak and Emily Shapiro, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
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Sigurd Thele was born in Brooklyn in 1928, and raised in various places near New York City during his childhood.  The son of a Norwegian immigrants and of a Methodist pastor, he attended Upsala College (1953) and the Rutgers Graduate School of Education (1959), eventually spending the majority of his career as an educator in New Jersey.  From 1953-1955, Mr, Thele was in the US Army, serving his enlistment in Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.  Mr. Thele was also employed by the Flying Tigers airline before retiring from the company in 1989.