Thomas F. Davenport Jr., IE 56, of Cora, Wyo., on March 25. Mr. Davenport’s many activities as a student at Tech earned him a spot on the Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities list, and he stayed closely involved with the Institute after graduating.
Mr. Davenport served on the National Advisory Board and the Alumni Association Board of Trustees. In 1997, he was named to the Georgia Tech Engineering Hall of Fame.
After serving four years in the Marines, Mr. Davenport spent a 30-year career with IBM, rising from a territory salesman to a senior manager. After retirement, he relocated to western Wyoming, where he started the Green River Valley Land Trust and became involved with mission trips to Africa through his church. Survivors include his son, Thomas F. Davenport III, IM 84.