Nebraska Authors

Richard Louis Thomas

Born 1918-04-28 Fairbury, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Hebron, NE
Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE
St. Louis, MO
Scottsdale, AZ

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Hobbies; Stamp Collecting


High School Diploma, 1935, Hebron High School, Hebron, NE
Associate's Degree, 1937, Hebron Junior College, Hebron, NE
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1937, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Science Degree, University of Omaha, Omaha, NE
Medical Degree, 1943, University of Omaha, Omaha, NE


Regimental Surgeon during World War II

Places Worked

Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE
St. Louis, MO


Diplomat to American Board of Ophthalmology, 1954
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1955
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Diplomat, International Congress of Ophthalmology, 1960


Regimental Surgeon, 3rd Army with General Patton
Served in Japan with MacArthur
American Philatelic Society
American Philosophical Society Writer's Unit No. 30
American Topical Association
Perfins Club
Butterfly and Moth Stamp Club of Great Britain
Arizona Precancel Club
Westminster Village Stamp Club, Scottsdale, AZ


Linn's Who's Who on U.S. Stamps. 1991.
Linn's More Who's Who on U.S. Stamps. 1993.

Columnist for Linn's Stamp News and Canadian Connection

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