Thomas A. McDermott Sr., 77, chairman of A.I. McDermott Co., died July 17.
Thomas A. McDermott Sr., 77, chairman of A.I. McDermott Co., Oshkosh, WI, died
July 17. After serving as a Marine Corps officer, he joined A.I. McDermott in
1956 where he advanced to president and chairman. He expanded the company into
plumbing and heating; added five Wisconsin locations; and introduced PlumbEasy
(a DIY store marketing program).