Benjamin P. Thomas
Born: 1902 in Springfield, Illinois
Died: 1956 Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Thomas was born and raised in Springfield. Biography: 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.
|Abraham Lincoln :
ISBN: 9780809386925 OCLC: 435833582 Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : 2008.
|Lincoln's New Salem /
ISBN: 0809313898 OCLC: 782950380 Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : 1987, ©1954.
|Lincoln's New Salem.
ISBN: 1787204049 OCLC: 982452062 Papamoa Press, San Francisco : 2017.