Bachelor, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1947.
Continuity director, public director, various radio stations, St. Louis, 1948-1951;writer, producer, director, various advertising agys., Pennsylvania, Missouri, Illinois, 1951-1956;vice president, Tatham-Laird & Kudner Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1956-1970;also board directors, Tatham-Laird & Kudner Advertising Agency, Chicagoprincipal, Tom Scott Cadden, Chicago, since 1970.
With United States Army, 1943-1946. Member National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Chicago Federation Musicians, American Society of Composers.
Married Loretta Jeanne Thorwart, July 10, 1954. Children: Thomas S. Junior, Holly Ann Jenks, Tim W.