Dorland Drive is named for Walter H. Dorland
Walter H. Dorland Stratford-Perth Archives
Residence: 193 Huron St.
This Beacon-Herald photo, from 1934, depicts a unique moment in Stratford history. It was a trans-Atlantic phone call that linked Stratford, Ontario, with Stratford-on-Avon in England. The call was made from the mayor's office. Seated from left: city clerk Walter Dorland, R. Thomas Orr (R. Thos. Orr), Mayor Oliver J. Kerr, Beacon-Herald reporter Milt Dunnell, and Mrs. A. E. McKennitt. Standing, from left: Bell manager Norman L. Kilpatrick, Bell wire chief Joshua Young, Bell district manager J. M. McIntosh, Board of Trade president Chas. D. Dingman, Beacon-Herald editor A. R. Kennedy, PUC chairman Norman Siegel, education chairman Alfred T. Capper, and unionist Reg Ranton. Sources: Brian and Wendy Reis . . . FB; Stratford-Perth Archives
Back : H.H. Harwood, Arthur Partridge, W.H. Riehl, W.E. Goodwin, A.E. Pounder, W. H. Dorland, R.A. McDonald, W.Y. Donaldson
Front: N.R.Fiebig , G.I. Graft, Charels Moore, F.E. Ingram, J.A. Andrew