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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Benjamin P. Thomas  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1902 in Springfield, Illinois

Died: 1956

-- Benjamin P. Thomas on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Thomas was born and raised in Springfield.

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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Abraham Lincoln :
ISBN: 9780809386925. OCLC Number: 435833582

Southern Illinois University Press,. .

Lincoln's New Salem /
ISBN: 0809313898. OCLC Number: 782950380

Southern Illinois University Press,. .

Lincoln's New Salem.
ISBN: 1787204049. OCLC Number: 982452062

Papamoa Press,. .