Thomas Everitte Royal was born in March 5, 1895.
- He was a 1st Lieutenant in the 328 Infantry, 82nd Div., serving heroically and honorably in the First World War.
- Principal of Lincoln School
- Coach for Various Athletics Programs at Rollins College
His remarkable life came to an early end on the 19th of February in 1940. He was laid to rest in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, IL (also the resting place of Abraham Lincoln.)