Tom Braidwood was an influential US businessman. He had a government security level of 5. (TXF: "E.B.E.")
In 1993, Braidwood took over Howard Graves parking spot at HTG Industrial Technologies. Lauren Kyte, who was possessed by Graves, was extremely distressed by this fact. (TXF: "Shadows")
- This would imply that Braidwood had taken over Graves in charge of HTG Industrial Technologies.
In 1994, Braidwood's pin number, along with Val Stefoff's, was hacked by the Lone Gunmen and used by Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully to sneak into the Hanford Power Plant in Mattawa, Washington in the hopes of documenting evidence of an extraterrestrial biological entity. (TXF: "E.B.E.")
- Tom Braidwood was named after second assistant director Tom Braidwood, who later played the role of Melvin Frohike.