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fiction , non-fiction , writer

Thomas James Bonner Flanagan, American writer, fiction, non-fiction. Guggenheim fellow, 1964; recipient Gold medal American Irish History Society, 1982; named Literary Lion New York Public Library., 1994. With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945 PTO. Member Century Association, Society of America Historians, Princeton Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Flanagan, Thomas James Bonner was born on November 5, 1923 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Owen and Mary Helen B.

Education

Bachelor, Amherst College, 1945. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1958.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), National University Ireland, 1994. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Amherst College, 1995.

Career

Assistant professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1948-1960;professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1960-1978;professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978-1992;Distinguished professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1993.

Works

Membership

With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945 PTO. Member Century Association, Society of America Historians, Princeton Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Jean Parker, June 11, 1949. Children: Ellen Treacy, Caitlin Honor.

father:
Owen B.

mother:
Mary Helen B.

spouse:
Jean Parker

children:
Ellen Treacy Flanagan

Caitlin Honor Flanagan