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Place of Residence:
Cato, NY
Cato Fire Department | Volunteer

Raised in the New York City area, Tom attended St. Raymond's Grammar School, Regis High School, and St. Peter's Prep. He continued his Jesuit education at LeMoyne College, graduating in 1964 with an A.B. in French. Tom worked as a sales engineer for Goulds Pumps and Morris Pumps.

In 1972, Tom founded CATOH Inc., a geotechnical construction company. In 2001, CATOH was acquired by Hayward Baker. Tom began his next career as a farmer, developing Lake Breeze Farms near Cross Lake.

Tom also took great pride in his 50+ year involvement in the volunteer fire service. He was a member of the Cato Fire Department for 48 years, and a Cayuga County Deputy Fire Coordinator