Much has been written on David Thomas, who has been called the Father of the Industrial Revolution in America. Biographical information can be found at the following sources.
- Wikipedia on David Thomas
- Hopkin Thomas Project
- Grace’s Guide to British Industrial History
- A History of Catasauqua in Lehigh County, PA by Lambert and Reinhert:; David Thomas Biographical Sketch, page 268
- Early History and Reminiscences of Catasauqua in Pennsylvania, by Glace, Thomas and His Contemporaries, page 28
- History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of It’s Families, Vol 3, page 1311, David Thomas Family
- PA History for David Thomas
- Forging America: The history of Bethlehem Steel, Chapter 1
Check out the David Thomas Family Tree.
He was equally honored by those he left behind in Wales for all that he accomplished here.