Thomas served in the US Navy from 1950 to1954, then worked for the Central Intelligence Agency until 1962. He opened Springfield Upholstery, Springfield Moving Service, and Staple & Stitch while living in Springfield, VA. Upon moving to Salida, CO in 1975, he opened Salida Upholstery. Thomas was confined to a wheelchair his last 20 years. It was then he discovered computers and digital cameras. Always the entrepreneur, he started making and selling greeting cards featuring the squirrels he fed.
Tom was also a avid Ham Radio Operator.
1940 - Bridgetown, Hamilton, Ohio
2013 - Salida, Chaffee, Colorado