Description Memorial button created in memory of Thomas J. Ashton. The button depicts a photograph of Ashton and printed text: "We love you Tommy."
Historical Notes Born on Long Island, Thomas Ashton lived in Woodside, Queens, with his parents and two sisters. In high school, Thomas played several sports and was captain of the swim team. He worked as a union apprentice electrician for Denino Electric while finishing his college degree. September 11 was his second day on an assignment at the Marsh & McLennan offices, on the North Tower’s 95th floor. He was 21 years old.