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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died in Nyack, New York, USA  (stroke)
Birth NameAugustus Thorn Thomas

Mini Bio (1)

Augustus Thomas was born on January 8, 1857 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Augustus Thorn Thomas. He was a writer and director, known for The Nightingale (1914), Checkers (1913) and The Jungle (1914). He was married to Lisle Colby. He died on August 12, 1934 in Nyack, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Lisle Colby (? - 1934) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (6)

At the time of his death was considered the dean of American playwrights.
Remembered for his American historical plays.
One time newspaper reporter and cartoonist who had also worked as a railroad clerk.
Served as a page in the Missouri state legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Received a Gold medal from the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
Father: Elihu Baldwin Thomas; Mother: Imogene Cornelia Garrettson.

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