Thomas Was One of Union’s Most Distinguished Son

The Gazette October 5, 1939 Lee Emmett Thomas, one of Union Parish's most distinguished sons, was born at Marion, Sept. 23, 1866 and died New Orleans February 16, 1935.  His paternal grandfather was Rev. Sampson B. Thomas and his maternal grandfather was Rev. Elias George, both pioneer Baptist preachers of Union Parish who immigrated here … Continue reading Thomas Was One of Union’s Most Distinguished Son