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Thomas Hart Benton
April 15, 1889: Thomas Hart Benton, who was from Neosho and one of Missouri's greatest artists, was born today. Read more stories about him here.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.