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
- The 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. From The Red Dragon, the National Magazine of Wales, 1883.