Memories of My Father, Benjamin P. Thomas

By Sarah H. Thomas

In memorializing my father, it’s hard to compete with the likes of Earl Miers, Paul Angle and Carl Sandburg. For a complete biography of my dad, I would refer you either to Paul Angle’s tribute, which is encapsulated in his book, On a Variety of Subjects, or to Michael Burlingame’s introduction to Lincoln’s Humor and Other Essays by Benjamin P. Thomas. What I can do is write from a daughter’s perspective.

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