THOMAS, CURTIS EARL
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Curtis E. Thomas (1876-1939), was born on June 12, 1876, at Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, fourth son and seventh child born to Georg Joseph Thomas (1830-1902), an immigrant from Germany, and Jane "Jennie" Eleanor Massena (1833-1909).
On November 26, 1903, he married Glenn Roy Berry (1878-1947), at Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. They had a daughter Elizabeth Joan Thomas (1907-), and a son Curtis Allen Thomas, Jr. (1911-1961).
From 1910 - 1920, he worked as a clerk in a department store.
In 1930, he worked as a traveling salesman for the Clark Gum Company, a chewing gum manufacturer.
Fig. Thomas' correspondence with the Chapman Brothers sent registered mail January 5, 1905 at Johnstown, Pennsylvania with twenty-two cent postage. Courtesy Lupia Numismatic Library, Special Collection, the Chapman Family Correspondence Archive.
He died on May 5, 1939. He is buried in Grandview Cemetery.