Thomas, Frederick A.
Frederick A. Thomas, commission merchant;
born in: Holley, Orleans County, New York, on December 21, 1831;
learned trade at which he worked only a few years;
son: Herbert A. Thomas
Came to Chicago, 1856, and since about 1868 engaged in fruit commission business.
Was one of founders and for years president of the California Fruit Transportation Company;
now (1905) president of the F.A. Thomas Company, commission merchants.
Office: 121 S. Water Street.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905.