Palm Beach, Fla
Thomas A. Saunders III
Thomas Alonza Saunders III, 86, died peacefully in his home in Palm Beach on September 9th. Tom was a Wall Street innovator, nationally recognized conservative leader, philanthropist, husband, father, grandfather, Virginian and proud American patriot. He was born on June 1,1936 in Ivor, a tiny town of 300 people in southeastern Virginia, to Thomas A. Saunders, Jr. and Ruth Lee Claud Saunders. Tom graduated from Maury High School and Virginia Military Institute, where he was a maverick from the get-go. Brother Rats can attest to the record number of penalty tours Tom walked for the high-spirited and clever pranks he pulled in college. VMI instilled in Tom a deep sense of honor, duty, and...