Thomas Whyte is an American actor, author and poet. He has appeared as a guest on several podcasts including On Being with Krista Tippett.
Whyte joined the Colonial Marines of Van Diemen’s Land as Master of Duke of York, and began searching for bushrangers. On Preservation Island he came upon Caledonia – Captain Smith’s prize ship!
Early Life and Education
Tom also serves on various civic and charitable boards, such as The Portland Club, Gulf of Maine Aquarium and Maine Medical Center Planned Giving Committee. Tom enjoys working on his family farm located on Bailey Island.
As war broke out, Whyte joined the Australian Imperial Force. He traveled to Egypt in October for training at Mena camp and wrote regularly back home about his adventures there; writing of exotic landscapes, ancient treasures in museums such as Mena camp’s Museum of Antiquities, and sporting matches where his teammates participated with him.
Whyte was a loving husband and father. Together with his wife, he raised five children: Christopher J., Lynn, Kevin and Elizabeth Whyte of Upper St. Clair PA as well as Kathleen Eisel-Hall from Kennett Square PA.
Thomas Whyte has amassed significant expertise in investment strategies, insurance planning and risk analysis over his professional career. He holds Series 65, 63, 7 securities registrations from LPL Financial as well as life and health insurance licenses.
He began his career in the coal industry with Furbee, Hardesty, Critchfield & Whyte of Fairmont, West Virginia before making the move to Pittsburgh where he served Consolidation Coal Company as General Counsel as well as acting as partner in several law firms.
Dillian Whyte will return to action against undefeated American contender Jermaine Franklin at Wembley Stadium on November 26. Originally touted as Tyson Fury’s next opponent, but an injury to his shoulder has forced changes in those plans.
Achievement and Honors
Tom Whyte is an outstanding husband and father who serves his family with dedication and pride. Together with his wife, they are proud parents of five children: Christopher J Whyte of Houston; Lynn (Vincent A. Grlovich) Whyte from Washington; Kevin J Whyte from Upper St. Clair; Katherine Eric Kathleen Eisel from Kennett Square PA.
Phipps credits Angela’s team-first attitude and work ethic with setting her apart as an athlete from others. He points to an example of her arriving to Vandal Indoor Meet after a red-eye flight and only few hours of sleep, yet still racing an unprecedented world-leading time in 60-meter hurdles race. Phipps believes her dedication and drive will serve her well as she embarks upon her professional career this fall.
Tom served on many civic and charitable boards, such as the Portland Club (where he served as President from 1982-1984), Gulf of Maine Aquarium, Maine Medical Center’s Planned Giving Committee, Archdiocesan Housing’s board of directors as an officer, and Archdiocesan Housing as former Chairman.
He joined A Company’s Scouts – an elite unit trained to lead any advance or attack by A Company’s battalion – in August 1914, becoming one of its oldest members, which included Philip Robin (who died at Gallipoli).
Whyte captured the Caledonia in Bass Strait on one occasion, only to later face criticism by a committee for commandeering its provisions and invading their privacy – an offense considered so grave that the committee advised Smith sue for damages in court.
Tom has held positions with several civic and charitable boards including Portland Club, The Portland Performing Arts Center, Gulf of Maine Aquarium, Maine Medical Center Planned Giving Committee and Maine Medical Center Planned Giving Committee. Additionally he holds Series 65, 63, 7 securities registrations through LPL Financial as well as Life and Health Insurance licenses.
Dillian Whyte began his professional boxing career in 2008 with mixed martial arts before transitioning to professional boxing in 2009. He won 16 matches before falling victim to Anthony Joshua.
Whyte won the WBC interim heavyweight championship by defeating Oscar Rivas in 2019. However, after losing it to Alexander Povetkin the following year in 2021 for one year only before winning back his crown the following year as part of an intriguing rematch series in 2022. His record and net worth will certainly increase further over time.