Born: January 30, 1799, Deerfield, New Hampshire.
Died: April 2, 1872, New York.
Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Maine
Thomas was the son of American Congressman Nathaniel Upham.
He was a philosopher, psychologist, pacifist, poet, author, and educator.
He was educated at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (1819) and Andover Theological Seminary (1821).
He pastored at the Congregational Church in Rochester, New Hampshire (1823–25), and was Professor of Moral and Mental Philosophy at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine (1825–67).
He was also associated with the holiness movement, and was vice-president of the American Peace Society (1843–72).