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Jim Thompson

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Thai Silk Company

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 … see full wiki

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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!
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