Famous Burlingtonians

Joseph Tomecko - Chemist

Joseph W. Tomecko was a chemist and expert in paint technology. He was responsible for the Kaleidoscope Pavilion at EXPO 1967. He also acted as Chairman of the Boards of the Chemical Institute of Canada and Frontier College. Tomecko served in numerous other national and international organizations as well. For his service, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1978. Tomecko passed away in 1996.