Kenneth F. Thoman was born February 13, 1925 to Albert and Eugenie Thoman in Connecticut. He was a Navy veteran of World War
II, having served in the South Pacific as a crew member of Navy PB4Y-1 (B-24). He worked as a Flight Engineer for American
Airlines for 41 years and also was an active Boy Scout parent and leader for 40 years, with Troop 28 Wenham Mass and Troop
65 Trumbull. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, hiking, and fishing either with his sons, with the Scouts, or
on his own. He was a resident of Trumbull, Connecticut, for 48 years before passing away on December 1, 2014. He is buried
at Arlington National Cemetery.
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The collection contains flight log books, manuals, documents and papers representing the fight for rights of the Flight Engineers