Thomas A. Greene

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For the former Louisiana state senator, see Tom Greene (Louisiana politician).

Thomas Arnold Greene (born Rhode Island, 1827; died 1894) was an amateur geologist in Wisconsin, USA.[1] He became successful in the retail drug industry in Milwaukee. He collected minerals and Devonian and Silurian fossils. Following his death, his heirs donated his collection in 1911.[2]

The Thomas A. Green Memorial Museum and Collection is a fireproof museum building, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1993, which was built in 1913 by Greene's heirs to house his collection.[1][3]

Greene collaborated with Fisk Holbrook Day whose former home, the Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day House was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b Photos to accompany National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Thomas A. Greene Memorial Museum. Accompanying 9 photos, exterior and interior and portrait of Greene, from 1992 and historic. Main text not available on-line. (1.08 MB)
  2. ^ Posted Biography at Greene Museum in this photo
  3. ^ "Thomas A. Greene Memorial Museum". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-01-03. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-01-02. 
  5. ^ Joanne Kluessendorf and Donald G. Mikulic (September 25, 1994). National Historic Landmark Nomination: Day, Dr. Fisk Holbrook, House / Sunnyhill Home (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 5 photos, exterior and interior, from 1996. (573 KB)