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Blast from the Past

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 28, 2015 at 3:53 PM

APRIL 20, 1961

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 46 years ago:

Ike Liedorff is Man of Year

G. Ira (Ike) Liedorff was honored as Man of the Year at the Chamber of Commerce semi-annual meeting Thursday evening.

The award was presented for exceptional service to youth in addition to civic service a councilman-at-large, his active interest in his church and in the Chamber's industrial development and Master Plan activities.

He was pictured in the paper accepting the award from Paul C. Tucker, last year's recipient. Looking on were Mrs. Liedorff and the couple's two daughters, Sue and Sally.

Elect Smith president of TB society

James H. Smith, secretary-treasurer of the Home Savings & Loan Co., was elected to succeed Carl Heyman as president of the Huron County Tuberculosis and Health Society at the organization's annual dinner meting last night at the Elks Club.

A feature of the program was a talk by Dr. Earl R. McLoney, Norwalk school physician, reporting on initial results which have been obtained in the use of the "Heaf fun," a new testing instrument for tuberculosis screening.

Other new society officers are: Mrs. Kenneth J. Buckley, vice president; Mrs. Paul Carpenter, secretary; George Oblender, treasurer; Miss Jeanette Miller, representative director; Lee Earnhard, alternate; and Clarence Ellett and Mrs. Morris Cawrse, executive committee.

Elected to fill new or unexpired terms on the board were: Clyde May, Russell Gfell, William Slabodnick, Dr. William Holman, the Rev. Haldon Robarge, Vincent Hipp, Carl Heyman; Frank Smith, Mrs. Wallace Cawrse, Mrs. Jack Liles, Donld Farr and John Stackhouse.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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