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Norman Mattoon Thomas
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Was born on this site Nov. 20, 1884. He graduated from Marion High School in 1901, Princeton University in 1905, and from Union Theological Seminary. Thomas, a clergyman, and the son of Marion's Presbyterian minister, was a tireless worker for social security, civil rights, and human justice. Six time Socialist Party presidential candidate, he was a leader in the effort toward disarmament and world peace. He died Dec. 19, 1968, in Huntington, N.Y.
Address
North Prospect between Center and Huber Streets
Marion, OH 43302
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.5893100, Longitude: -83.1302530.
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