Thomas A. Lewis
The Honorable Thomas A. Lewis was commissioned upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 153-43, 16 January 1943. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, L Company, 141st Infantry, 36th (Texas) Infantry Division in North Africa and Italy. | His subsequent duty assignments include: TAC Officer Invasion Training Center & Combat, L Company, 141st Infantry, 36th (Texas) Infantry Division; Executive Officer and Company Commander, L Company, 141st Infantry, 36th (Texas) Infantry Division, Italy, Southern France (Wounded in Action). | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster & V device, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge, European Theater of Operations with 4 Campaign Stars & Invasion Arrowhead (2) French Croix de Guerre with Gold Star (L'Order du Corps d' Arme), Distinguished Unit Citation with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster. | After his retirement for physical disability, Mr. Lewis worked from Sales Trainee, in investment banking, to Sales-Registered Representative, to Partner-Broker, to Broker-Registered Representative with White, Weld, & Company, Chicago, Illinois.