Benjamin P. Thomas

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General Information

Name: Benjamin P. Thomas

Pen Name: None

Genres: History

Born: 1902 in Springfield, Illinois

Deceased: 1956 in Springfield, Illinoia

Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Benjamin Thomas was a lifetime Lincoln scholar, best known for his definitive Abraham Lincoln, A Biography. After writing his first two books he sold insurance, managed property and served as president of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, as he continued writing.

Published Works

  • Lincoln's New Salem (Originally published in 1934), Southern Illinois University Press, 1988
  • Lincoln 1847-1853 , Abraham Lincoln Association, 1936
  • Abraham Lincoln: A Biography, Southern Illinois University Press, 1952

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Lincoln's New Salem

ISBN: 0809313898
Release Date: 1988-02-12

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Lincoln 1847-1853 (Day-by-Day Activities)

Release Date: 1936

Abraham Lincoln: A Biography

ISBN: 0809328879
Release Date: 2008-09-26

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Literary Awards

External Links

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