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1964: Wayne L. Thurston served in India in Calcutta beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Wayne L. Thurston can be contacted at wayne617alvcmdcom
Country of Service: India
Training Group: VII
Cities you served in: Calcutta
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1967
Work Description: Poultry development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Owned dairy farm until 1981, got Masters in Public Administration and
worked for Maine state for 7 years, been semi-retired in Vegas since 89.
Married Blanche Frances Kwitowski (India 65-67) who died in 97.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Would do it again.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Tommy Thomas from Texarkana. Stayed in his house a day or two in Raj
Gir, Bihar in 1967. Came to my farm in Maine in 71. Lost contact.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Really enjoy doing an annual newsletter for India VII. Urge all RPCVs to
start the directory and regular contact early. We have 100% of those
who got to India in our group on our list, did a reunion with more than
half attending in 1999.
Originally posted: July 31, 2002
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