Mar 1940 to May 2007
A proud, longtime member of the Road Kings Car Club of Burbank, California, Tom owned several award-winning hot rods and enjoyed following the sport of drag racing. One of the early pioneers in helping promote the sport, Tom toured the United States competing in several National Hot Rod Association events. He was also a member of the 1964 NHRA United States Drag Racing team along with such teammates as Don Garlits, Tommy Ivo, Tony Nancy and Bill Jenkins, which traveled to Europe to help generate interest in the sport.
Over his career he established himself as a successful businessman with interests in both real estate and the moving/storage industries. Tom was also very fond of animals, having many pets during his lifetime.