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Bill Thomas

photojournalist

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.

Interests

  • Other 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