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Full Name: Augustus Thomas
(1857-1934) Playwright. He was a special writer and illustrator on St. Louis, Kansas City, and New York newspapers, and became editor and proprietor of the "Kansas City Mirror" in 1899. He soon left the field of journalism and became a playwright. He is the author of the popular dramas "Arizona," "In Mizzoura," "The Burglar," "The Man Upstairs," "On the Quiet," "The Earl of Pawtucket," "The Other Girl," "Mrs. Leffingwells Boots," "The Education of Mrs. Pipp," "Jim Delancey," "The Embassy Ball," "The Witching Hour," "The Harvest Moon," "As A Man Thinks," "Indian Summer," "That Overcoat," "The Hoosier Doctor," "The Rio Grande," "The Copperhead," "Palmy Days," "Nemesis," "Still Waters," etc. He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, of which he became president in 1914 and from which he received a gold medal for his services to drama.
Author's Timeline:
1857 (Unknown) County
Thomas was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1857. 
1934 (Unknown) County
1889 (Unknown) County
"The Burgler"
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