Born in Lexington, Virginia, in 1890, Thomas McPheeters Glasgow followed in the steps of his father by attending Washington and Lee University. As an undergraduate, he was an athlete, student body president, orator, and a member of Phi Delta Theta. He was the valedictorian of his graduating class. He also studied law at W&L.
During World War I, Glasgow volunteered for service in France. At the end of the war, he held the title of Captain in the United States Army.
In his professional career, he became president of Glasgow-Stewart Company and the Ko-Mo Supply Company, both in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ko-Mo was primarily an automotive parts business. He died in 1973.
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