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Thomas Nolan Schroth


Thomas Nolan Schroth, American editor.


Schroth, Thomas Nolan was born on December 21, 1920 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank David and Loretta (Nolan) Schroth.


Student, Tuck School Business Administration, 1942. AB, Dartmouth College, 1943.


Reporter, Time, Washington, 1946-1947;reporter, United Press International, Boston, 1947-1948;reporter, news editor, Brooklyn Eagle, 1948-1951;managing editor, Brooklyn Eagle, 1951-1955;editorial adviser, Magnum Photos, Inc., New York City, 1955;executive editor, public, Congressional Quarterly Inc. and Editorial Research Reports, Washington, 1955-1968;founder, editor, National Journal Center Political Research, Washington, 1969-1970;communications adviser, Public Broadcasting Environment Center, Washington, 1970-1971;assistant director public affairs for communications, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1970-1971;consultant, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1972;executive editor, The Ellsworth (Maine) American, 1972-1977;co-public-editor (with Patricia Schroth), Maine Life Magazine, Sedgwick, 1977-1981;editorial consultant, U. Maine, Bangor, 1976-1990;managing editor, South-North News Svc., Hanover, N.H., 1987-1991;co-public, New Leaf Publications, Sedgwick, Maine., since 1990. Member American Press Institute Seminar for Managing Editors, 1953.


  • Editor: Congress and the Nation, 1946-1964-A Review of Government and Politics in the Postwar Years. Editor Improving the University of Maine trustee's pamphlet.


Elected selectman Town of Sedgwick, 1989-1994, moderator 1995-2009. Board directors Blue Hill (Maine) Memorial Hospital, 1978-1993, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, 1981-1987, Blue Hill Concert Association, 1991-2003. Board directors, vice president Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle, Maine, 1985-2007.

Member Maine State Democratic Committee, Augusta, 1985-1992, 97-2009. Board directors Downeast Transportation, Inc., 1993-2006. Delegate Maine Democratic National Convention, 2000.

1st lieutenant Army Airways Communications Systems, United States Army Air Force, World War World War II.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, walking, music.


Married Colette Streit, May 1, 1948 (divorced 1958). 1 child, Valerie; Married Patricia Wiggins, September 27, 1958. Children: Jennifer, Amy, Anne.

Frank David Schroth

Loretta (Nolan) Schroth

Colette Streit

Patricia Wiggins

Valerie Schroth

Jennifer Schroth

Amy Schroth

Anne Schroth