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Bill Thomas

Bill Thomas, American photojournalist. Major United States Army, 1958-1960. Member Society of America Travel Writers, Outdoor Writers American, American Society Magazine Photographers, The Nature Conservancy, Sierra Club, National Wildlife Refuge Association.

Background

  • Thomas, Bill was born on November 11, 1934 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

  • Education

    • AB, Western Kentucky University, 1958.

    Career

    • Intelligence analyst United States Intelligence Corps, Baltimore and Washington, 1958-1959. Staff writer United Press International, Louisville, 1959-1962. Travel editor Cinn.

      (Ohio) Enquirer, 1962-1966. Private practice author/photojournalist Indianapolis, 1966-1985, Lowell, Florida, since 1985. Director Touch of Success Photo Seminars, Lowell, Florida and Oakbrook Farm Workshops, Glendale, Kentucky.

    Works

    • Author: The Swamp, 1976, American Rivers, 1978, The Island, 1980, Talkwing with the Animals, 1982, Wild Woodlands, 1993, For Love of a River, 1997, Summer of Discontent, 1997, Natural Washington, 1980, Natural Los Angeles, 1990.

    Membership

    Major United States Army, 1958-1960. Member Society of America Travel Writers, Outdoor Writers American, American Society Magazine Photographers, The Nature Conservancy, Sierra Club, National Wildlife Refuge Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Canoeing, hiking, bicycling.

    Connections

    • Son of William Roy and Elizabeth (Crabtree) T. Married Joan McBroom (divorce 1985). Children: David, Dianne, Billy, Lisa, Alan.
    • father: William Roy
    • mother: Elizabeth (Crabtree) T.
    • spouse: Joan McBroom
    • child: Alan
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    Nationality
    • 1958
      Western Kentucky University
    • 1958 - 1959
      Intelligence analyst, United States Intelligence Corps
    • 1959 - 1962
      staff writer, United Press International
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      travel editor Cinn. (Ohio) Enquirer
    • 1966 - 1985
      private practice, author/photojournalist Indianapolis
      Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1985
      private practice, author/photojournalist Indianapolis
      Florida, United States