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Tom Foley

Tom FoleyAKA Thomas Stephen Foley

Born: 6-Mar-1929
Birthplace: Spokane, WA
Died: 18-Oct-2013
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Speaker of the House, 1989-95

Father: Ralph E. Foley
Mother: Helen Marie Higgins
Wife: Heather Strachan Foley (m. 1968)

    High School: Gonzaga High School, Spokane, WA (1946)
    University: BA, University of Washington (1951)
    Law School: JD, University of Washington Law School (1957)
    Professor: Gonzaga University Law School (1958-59)

    Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
    Defense Policy Board (2001-)
    US Ambassador to Japan (1997-2001)
    Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board Chairman (1996-97)
    Speaker of the US House (1989-95)
    US Congressman, Washington 5th (1965-95)
    Congressional Staff Counsel, Senate Cmte. on Interior & Insular Affairs (1961-63)
    Washington State Official Assistant Washington State Attorney General (1960)
    Washington State Official Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Spokane County, WA (1958)
    4-H Club Honorary Co-Chair, Centennial Initiative Committee (2001)
    Alfalfa Club 1989
    American Political Science Association Advisory Committee
    Asia Foundation Board of Trustees
    Center for National Policy Board Member
    Cordell Hull Institute Board of Directors
    Council of American Ambassadors
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freedom House Board of Trustees
    Friends of Hillary
    Grange
    John Kerry for President
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Partnership for Public Service Board of Governors
    Terror Free Tomorrow Advisory Board
    Trilateral Commission
    Washington State Bar Association
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President
    Knight of the British Empire Honorary
    Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
    French Legion of Honor
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    House Banking Scandal 2 overdrawn checks


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