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Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More was called "a man for all seasons," a nickname reflecting his multi-talented life as an author, humanist, statesman and (finally) martyred Catholic saint. More attended Oxford from 14…

Thomas More STORKE

Senate Years of Service: 1938-1939Party: DemocratSTORKE, Thomas More, a Senator from California; born in Santa Barbara, Calif., November 23, 1876; attended the public schools; graduated from St…

Thomas Edison

Name at birth: Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Edison was the best-known inventor of the early electrical age. His hundreds of inventions made him a giant public figure in American and around the world at th…

Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade was a wealthy and controversial mass-market artist of the late 20th and early 21st century. Thomas Kinkade called himself a "painter of light," specializing in sun-dappled meadows and …

Thomas Pynchon

Name at birth: Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr.Literary critics loved Thomas Pynchon's first novel, V, published in 1963. Instantly he was considered one of the great new prose modernists, and he was soon …

Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty is a French economist who became a best-selling author in the United States after his 2013 book Capital in the Twenty-First Century was translated into English in 2014. Piketty studied …

Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas is the U.S. Supreme Court justice who was thrust into the limelight in his 1991 confirmation proceedings, during which he was accused of sexual harassment. Clarence Thomas grew up in r…

Thomas ALLEN

ALLEN, Thomas, a Representative from Missouri; born in Pittsfield, Mass., August 29, 1813; attended Pittsfield Academy and Berkshire Gymnasium; was graduated from Union College in 1832; studied…

Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Clayton Wolfe was an American writer from North Carolina known for his autobiographical novels, especially Look Homeward, Angel and You Can't Go Home Again. He grew up in rural North Carolina …