Go Thailand
All about traveling & living in Thailand.
Jim Thompson > Wiki


Thai silk company founded by American businessman  James Harrison Wilson "Jim" Thompson.
He helped revitalise the Thai silk and textile industry in the 50s and 60s but mysteriously disappeared while going for a walk in the Cameron Highlands (Malaysia) on Easter Sunday 1967. His missing is still a mystery til today.

Official Site: http://www.jimthompson.com/
edit this info


Select a category and then fill in some basic details that someone might want to know about this topic.
What's your opinion on Jim Thompson?
2 Ratings: +5.0
You have exceeded the maximum length.
More Jim Thompson reviews
review by . September 18, 2009
posted in Go Thailand
Ties, and more ties...
Jim Thompson is the businessman who made this venture a success even decades after he went missing in the jungle. No one knows what happened to him but we have all heard about his legend and the empire he had built. He had left Thailand a legacy. The Thai silk industry in Thailand will not be what it is today if not because of this American.      Jim Thompson as a brand and company has many showrooms and outlets in Thailand. It has at least one boutique in Bangkok's …
Quick Tip by . July 07, 2010
posted in Go Thailand
Jim Thompson was a very interesting man who embraced both Thai and western cultures. His house in Bangkok is a must see!
Jim T
Lunch Average Rating: +5 (2 ratings)
First to Review
© 2015 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
Go Thailand is part of the Lunch.com Network - Get this on your site
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since