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Thomas Gordon Foxworth ( November 11th, 1937 - September 26th, 1994 ) was born in Summit ( New Jersey, United States ).
He graduated from Princeton University ( Princeton, New Jersey ) on a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship. From 1959 to 1965, he was a Navy aviator, principally flying anti - submarine Grumman Trackers.
In 1965, Thoms G. Foxworth became a commercial airline pilot. He flew for Pan American until 1986, operating out of New York City ( New York, United States ) and then West Berlin ( Germany ) before moving to Woodbridge ( Virginia, United States ) in 1982.
From 1986 until he retired because of illness in January, Thomas G. Foxworth was a United Airlines pilot. At retirement, he was Senior Captain of United's Boeing 767 fleet, flying primarily to Europe. For nine years, he represented airline pilots on the airworthiness panel of the International Civil Aviation Organization of the United Nations.
From 1988 to 1994, he served on the Virginia Aviation Commission. He also was a volunteer with several committees and panels on aviation - related issues, including air safety and evaluation of new procedures. In 1975, he became one of fewer than 200 airline pilots to receive the Scroll of Merit from the International Federation of Airline Pilot Associations.
Thomas G. Foxworth wrote more than 100 professional papers and articles. He also wrote Passengers ( with Mike Laurence, 1983 ).
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