Owner Biography

Thomas W Sale

Dr. Thomas Wirt Sale Jr. (Feb. 26, 1926-June 17, 2012) was a 1943 graduate of Hampton (Va.) High School and a 1952 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia. After an internship and residency in Boston, Mass., he returned to Hampton in 1957, as a general surgeon, where he practiced until his retirement in 1994.

During World War II, he served in the Fifth Infantry Division of Patton's Third Army. His division fought in the Battle of the Bulge, was involved in the breakthrough of the Siegfried Line, and crossed the Rhine River at Oppenheim in 1945. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge.

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