American author and illustrator known for his articles and reviews which were posted in American Mercury magazine.He also wrote the books Jeb Stuart and Attended Tx. He was a was a Lieutenant Colonel in america Sea Corps and offered in World Battle I. He previously a U.S. Navy destroyer called after him, the USS John W. Thomason (DD-760). He wedded Leda Bass in 1917, plus they acquired one son called Jack port. He was a pal and classmate of Sea and writer Laurence Stallings.