John Allen Miner Thomas

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John Allen Miner Thomas (January 10, 1900 – March 12, 1932) was an American author.

He graduated from Yale University in 1922, where he was a member of Skull and Bones.[1]:139 His only novel was Dry Martini (1926), an account of Americans in Paris. It was adapted into a 1928 film starring Mary Astor. Thomas died as a result of alcoholism.[2]


  1. ^ "Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University , Deceased during the Year 1931-1932" (PDF). Yale University. 15 October 1932. Retrieved March 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ "John Allen Miner Thomas." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 25 Apr. 2011.