Charles L. THOMAS
Family Fact Sheet
Montgomery County, Indiana
SOURCE: 1878 Montgomery County, Indiana Atlas (Chicago: Beers) p 54
THOMAS, Charles L, PO Crawfordsville; Attorney; native of Philadelphia, Pa; settled in this co. 1861.
Thomas, Charles Lambert (O.L.)
Civil War Rank: Asst. Surg.
Civil War Regiment: 25th
Place of Birth: PA
Date of Birth: 1834 / 1833
Place of Death: Crawfordsville,IN
Date of Death: 3.4.1917 (84)
Schools attended: Med Coll. of Ind / Medical College of Indiana
Year Medical Grad or Attendance: 1858 / 1879
Political office or connection: member of the Montgomery Co. Bar, for 2 yrs a member of the city council of Crawfordsville and for several yrs a member of the Board of Education
Office in Medical Orgz: Pres Logansport bd of Exam. Surg.
Obit location: Journal of the American Medical Association 68:925
Comm. Date: 7.9.1862
Final Date: promoted surgeon
2 Comm: 10.20.1862
Final Date of last commission: m.o.
County: Tippecanoe (LaFayette)Cass(Logansport-1886) / Montgomery (Crawfordsville)
Med. Reg./Exam.: 7.28.97
Sources: 1860c 0 / 0 // / P1886, Indiana State Board of Health 1882(C.M.Thomas), Charles L. Thomas Tippecanoe. 1890, 1898
Record# 3060 in database 19th Indiana Century Physicians
Source: H. W. Beckwith, 1881 History of Montgomery County, Indiana (Chicago: HH Hill) p 304
Charles L. Thomas, a successful member of the Crawfordsville bar, was b. Dec 24, 1822 in Philadelphia, and is a bro. of Judge Thomas, whose bio. is in this work. His boyhood was spent on the farm. In 1855 he grad. in the scientific course of Wabash. About 1856 he began a 3-years course in the Ohio Medical College, at CIncinatti, in which he grad. After grad. he was chosen resident physician of the hospital at Cincin. He then came to Warren Co, and practiced med. until July 1862 when he was chosen asst surg of the 25th Ind Regt and in the following Oct. surgeon. He was in part of the Atlanta campaign with Sherman on his march to the sea, in the campaign of the Carolinas, in the grand review of Sherman's army and was mustered out in July 1865. He practice med. after the war in Crawfordsville until 8167 when he began the study of law, being a very successful lawyer. In 1873, 74, and 75 he was deputy collector of revenue. He belongs to the Grand Army of the Republic and is a republican. Mr. T. was marr in 1866 to Miss Mattie BINFORD, daughter of Samuel Binford. She d. in Jan 1871 and was a member of the Presbyt. Church. By this marr, there were two children; Samuel B. and Mattie B. Samuel Binford was b. in Va, Dec 22, 1809 and settled in Mont Co 1830. He has been one of the successful business men in Crawfordsville, and is now vp of the 1st National Bank of this city. He is one of the substantial citizens of this community.
File Created: 6 August 2010