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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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Benjamin P. Thomas on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

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.