Albert (Bert) Henry Thodey was born in Victoria, 10 February 1913, son of Robert and Anna Thodey (nee Kaaden). Albert Henry Thodey was a company secretary and accountant. He married Jean Graham Baker in 1937. Thodey worked for A. H. Gibson Electrical Ltd in both Victoria and Tasmania. Albert and Jean lived in the Esperance Municipality from the 1950s and, in the later part of their life, South Hobart. Albert Thodey was manager of the Huon Canning Company 1966-1987 and proprietor of a local store from 1953-1974. He was a warden of Esperance 1957-1981 and active in the local church community He died on 14 July 2007 and his wife, the year after, on13 December 2008.