During World War II, Tom served in the 20th Fighter Group in Kingscliff, United Kingdom. He was part of the 55th Fighter Squadron flying over 50 missions at the ripe young age of 21. Tom is a wealth of incredible stories about his flying days including escorting bombers on their missions. If you would like to know more about Tom's fighter group, visit the LittleFriend website to learn more about Tom's fighter group.
After WWII, Tom went on to become a scientific glass blower at Argon Laboratories. He raised a beautiful family and is blessed with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren!
In honor of his 94th birthday, we at Clara's had a special present for him. This past Saturday, we revealed a dedication plaque at Tom's favorite table, "table 111," now know as "Tom's Table!"