Tom graduated from the Haverford School, then took a postgrad year at Lawrenceville before coming to Princeton to study history and join Cap. He played football (fullback and linebacker), joined the Catholic Club, and roomed with Dick Pivirotto, Dave Hickok, John Emery, and Morgan Firestone. 

Tom served in the Army after graduation as a second lieutenant for two years, then joined the family business, John I. Haas, the largest firm in the cultivating and sale of hops for the brewing industry. In 1967, Tom began his career in finance, working as a member of the New York Stock Exchange for a series of specialist firms, including McKenna Cloud and others. Popular wherever he went, he belonged to the Merion Cricket Club, the Short Hills Club, and others. 

Tom died May 3, 2022. He is survived by his children, Thomas IV, Timothy, Sandra, Barbara, and Michael. To them the class sends good wishes for the life of their dear father, our brother in 1952, with appreciation for his service to our country.

Class Year: 
Undergraduate Class of 1952