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Thomas Elston Thorne

Thomas Elston Thorne, American educator. Recipient Purchase award Virginia Museum Fine Arts, 1945, 47. Member faculty College William and Mary, from 1940, professor fine arts, 1965-1975, professor emeritus, 1975-1976, head department, 1943-1970; Member College Art Association.

Background

  • Thorne, Thomas Elston was born on October 5, 1909 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of Addison Elston and Fannie (Carter) Thorne.

  • Education

    • Graduate Portland (Maine) School Fine and Applied Art, 1932. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale, 1940.

    Career

    • 1 son, Bancroft Agry.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals Murals in James Blair High School, Community Center, Maine General Hospital.

    Membership

    Member faculty College William and Mary, from 1940, professor fine arts, 1965-1975, professor emeritus, 1975-1976, head department, 1943-1970. Member College Art Association.

    Connections

    • Married Lelia Agry Bancroft, February 12, 1934.
    • father: Addison Elston Thorne
    • mother: Fannie (Carter) Thorne
    • spouse: Lelia Agry Bancroft
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    Born October 5, 1909
    Died November 7, 1976
    (aged 67)
    Nationality

    Award