Thomas in February 2009
|Born||Helen Amelia Thomas
August 4, 1920
Winchester, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||July 20, 2013
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Alma mater||Wayne University (B.A., 1942)|
|Occupation||Author, journalist, columnist|
|Known for||Pioneering female reporter;
first female member of
the White House press corps
|Home town||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Douglas B. Cornell
(1971–1982; his death)
George Thomas (né Antonious) Mary Thomas (née Rowady)