Museum the New Llano Colony



Oliver Milton "O.M." Thomason

Birth:  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: He had been in the colony briefly, but then left at some point and returned around 1935.  

Family Information: He married Aldena Carlson in April 1937 and left the colony soon afterward.  

Job in Colony: In 1937 he had been in the colony for the past couple years and often wrote editorials for the Llano Colonist, including a column titled "Things I Think I Think".  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: In 1936 he helped fight a grass fire that started east of the colony in the early afternoon. A bunch of boys had gone out and extinguished it, or so they thought, but it broke out again and destroyed part of the fence around the Kid Kolony tract. It spread eastward, burned the fence around Fortell's place and threatened the house. Coak, Thomason and Ware managed to put it out before that catastrophe.  

Post-Colony History: In May 1937 he and his wife left the colony.  

Death:  

Sources: "Llano Colonist": February 1, 1936, April 17, 1937, May 22, 1937  

Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated November 23, 1935