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Thomas Elston Thorne

educator

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