Cabinetmaker who all started an excursion group that became the Thomas Make Group. He arranged trips to the fantastic Exhibition of 1851, to America, as well as all over the world. His firm was marketed to a German conglomerate in 2002, however in 2007 spawned a descendant firm Thomas Group plc. His kid joined up with him in the business in 1872 and finally had taken over. He and Lyman Beecher had been both prominent associates of their regional temperance societies.