thomas davies (tom) reynolds, ph. d.

Thomas Davies Reynolds was born on April 18, 1919 in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He graduated from Duke University and returned there, after having served as a U.S. Navy Lieutenant in World War II, to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and join the faculty.

He helped many people, and maintained the nature and beauty of the wild mountain farm his father bought.

On December 26, 1942 when Thomas Davies was 23, he married Lillian Juanita Osborne, daughter of James (Jim) Wiley Grogan & Georgia Westmoreland, in Asheville, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

i. Lillian Rebecca (Becky)
ii. Susan Osborne
iii. Kathy Thomas.

Tom died on June 5, 1997 at age 78 and was buried in Veteran's Cemetery, Black Mountain.

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