|Thomas Fergrieve Airis|
|LT. COL. THOMAS F. AIRIS
Thomas Fergrieve Airis of Eau Claire has been promoted from the rank of Major to Lieutenant Colonel, according to word received here.
Colonel Airis is the son of Mrs. Edna Airis of 611 South Farwell Street of this city.
He is now stationed at Camp Sutton, NC. He is a civil engineer and was employed on several engineering projects for the government, before entering the service about two years ago.
Written by Harold (Diz) Kronenberg
|Thomas' family owned and operated the Airis Lumber and Fuel Company, located behind the old Eau Claire Armory, present site of the Eau Claire Post Office on North Barstow Street.|