Tom McCleod Slept Here

"Who is Tom McLeod and why should I care that he slept there?" - I have uttered that question to myself a thousand times on my journeys up and down the I5. I've searched the interwebs far and wide for an answer, only be left no answer at all. Could that be the purpose? To provide us with a riddle that we cannot solve and prompt conversation? Perhaps we may never know Tom is/was.....