The Long Mars
He met his wife, Carla, when she went to college in Minnesota, on Datum Earth, where he comes from. Together, they had two children and moved to Happy Landings to be closer to Carla's family until he started to feel uncomfortable due to the increase of inhabitants after Step Day.
They then moved to Madison West 5 around 2031-'32 where he found a job as an accountant. They broke up a few years later, because of the strain raising two Next children caused. She took Judy to live with her while Tom took custody of Paul. But it didn't last long since Paul was taken away from his father at the age of ten and was placed under foster care.