TITLE

Edwin Jarmain, much more than a launderer

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Fabricare Canada;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the death of Edwin Jarmain, former owner of Forest City Laundry in London, Ontario in July 2007 at the age of 99. Jarmain was popularly known as Canada's original cable guy, despite being innovative and entrepreneural. He discovered cable television (TV) in the U.S. and imported it to Canada. He has sold his laundry in 1962 to focus on Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc. and eventually sold it to Rogers Communicaitons. He received the Order of Canada Award in 1988.
ACCESSION #
25829823

 

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