While tracking down all 36 of the Character-Culture-Citizenship Guides I happened upon the birth and death records of Thomas G. Nichols, founder/owner/president of the T.G. Nichols Company, Inc. - the makers of the Character-Culture-Citizenship Guides posters.
Thomas G. Nichols, was the son of John William Nichols & Mahalia Hendricks. He married Laura M. Stephens. He was the President of T.G. Publishing Company. Thomas' cause of death is listed as Coronary Occlusion. Mrs. Laura M. Nichols, of 431 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo., is listed as the informant on Missouri Death Certificate #33434. Burial took place on 24 Sep 1955.
Birth: Jan. 16, 1888
Death: Sep. 22, 1955