Thomas M. Bradford Jr. ’37 died on October 14, 2010, in Sun City, Arizona.
He was born in Springfield, Ill., on May 24, 1915, and prepared for college at Deerfield Shields Township High School. He was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He worked his entire career as a traffic superintendent for Wisconsin Telephone Co., from 1937 to his retirement in 1977, except for his service during World War II. He served to lieutenant in the Navy, including nearly two years aboard the submarine chaser PC 583 in the Pacific theater. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary Louise Morton Bradford, with whom he had two sons, David M. Bradford and William N. Bradford.