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Lowell Thomas

Lowell ThomasAKA Lowell Jackson Thomas

Born: 6-Apr-1892
Birthplace: Woodington, OH
Died: 29-Aug-1981
Location of death: Pawling, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Christ Church Cemetery, Pawling, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Radio Personality, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: With Lawrence in Arabia

Father: Harry George Thomas
Mother: Harriet Wagner
Wife: Frances Ryan (m. 4-Aug-1917)
Son: Lowell Thomas, Jr. (former Lt. Gov. of Alaska, b. 6-Oct-1923)

    University: BSc, Valparaiso University, Indiana (1911)
    University: BA and MA, University of Denver (1912)
    University: MA, Princeton University (1916)

    Bohemian Grove
    Dutch Treat Club (1934-81)
    Freemasonry
    Kappa Sigma Fraternity
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Royal Geographical Society
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society
    Tau Kappa Alpha Forensic Society
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1976
    Radio Hall of Fame 1989

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Ike (3-May-1979) · Himself
    Amelia Earhart (25-Oct-1976)
    The Lion Has Wings (3-Nov-1939)

Author of books:
With Lawrence in Arabia (1924, nonfiction)
India: Land of the Black Pagoda (1930, nonfiction)
The Wreck of the Dumaru: A Story of Cannibalism in an Open Boat (1930, nonfiction)
Kabluk of the Eskimo (1932, nonfiction)
This Side of Hell: Dan Edwards, Adventurer (1932, nonfiction)
Rolling Stone: The Life and Adventures of Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore (1934, nonfiction)
Out of this World: Across the Himalayas to Forbidden Tibet (1950, nonfiction)
Back to Mandalay (1951, nonfiction)
Seven Wonders of the World (1956, nonfiction)
History As You Heard It (1957, nonfiction)
The Vital Spark: 101 Outstanding Lives (1959, biography)
Cavalcade of Europe (1960, nonfiction)
Raiders of the Deep (1964, nonfiction)
Good Evening Everybody: From Cripple Creek to Samarkand (1976, memoir)
So Long Until Tomorrow: From Quaker Hill to Kathmandu (1977, memoir)


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