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Thom·as (tŏməs), Saint fl. first century AD.
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One of the 12 Apostles. According to the New Testament, he doubted that Jesus had risen from the dead until he saw the wounds.

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Thomas, Norman Mattoon 1884-1968.
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American socialist leader. An original member of the American Civil Liberties Union, he was the Socialist Party candidate for president six times between 1928 and 1948.

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Thomas, George Henry 1816-1870.
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American Union general who fought at the Battle of Shiloh (1862) and was renowned for his stalwart defense during the Union defeat at Chickamauga (1863).

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Thomas, Dylan Marlais 1914-1953.
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British poet known for his experiments with syllabic verse. He wrote highly personal poems, such as "Fern Hill" (1946), as well as essays, short fiction, and radio dramas, including Under Milk Wood (1954).

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Thomas, Clarence Born 1948.
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American jurist who was appointed an associate justice of the US Supreme Court in 1991.

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Thomas, Seth 1785-1859.
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American clockmaker and a pioneer in the mass production of clocks.

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Thomas, Isaiah 1749-1831.
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American publisher who founded the Massachusetts Spy (1770), an anti-British newspaper that inflamed revolutionary sentiment in the New England colonies.

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