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Thomas Edward "Tom" Burnett, Jr
Birth: May 29, 1963
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2001
Stonycreek Township
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA

United Flight 93 Passenger, Hero. A former high school quarterback, he was an alumnus of the University of Minnesota. He was the senior vice president and chief operating officer of Thoratec Corporation, a medical research company. He and his wife Deena, married in April, 1992, were the parents of three girls. On September 11, 2001, he was flying home from a business meeting when terrorists took control of the plane, presumably with the intent of crashing it into a target in Washington, D.C. Burnett used his cell phone to call his wife four times. During their conversations he told her of the happenings on board the plane and she told him of the attacks on the World Trade Center. His last call to his wife ended with Burnett saying, "We're going to do something. I've got to go." (bio by: Melanie) 
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: William Barritt
Record added: Sep 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5800407
Thomas Edward Tom Burnett, Jr
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Thomas Edward Tom Burnett, Jr
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Thomas Edward Tom Burnett, Jr
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- stephany olson
 Added: Sep. 19, 2017
God bless you on your Birthday (US Air Force's 70th Birthday). Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Sep. 18, 2017
God bless you on Patriot Day (belated), the day we remember how 19 faceless cowards killed over 3,000 innocents. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Sep. 13, 2017
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