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Thornton, Vaiden A.


Biographical Note

Dr. Vaiden A. Thornton, M.D., ran a diary operation at Miling Farm, located in Stony Creek, VA, from 1936 to 1953. He also had his own ice business and worked as a medical examiner for several insurance companies, including Connecticut Life Insurance Company. Thornton's wife was named Bessie C. Thornton and the couple had three children, including Mary V. and J. Douglas Thornton.

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Vaiden A. Thornton Collection

Identifier: Ms-2010-049

The collection contains account books, dairy building blueprints designed by Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and various work-related papers created between 1930 and 1953. A few of the items are undated. Thornton ran a dairy and ice operation in Stony Creek, Virginia, in addition to his job as an insurance company medical examiner.

Dates: 1930-1953, n.d.