Tom Foley, 1929-2013

TOM FOLEY, ’51, ’57, who served 30 years in Congress, including six years as Speaker of the House, was known for his ability to build consensus. Foley, the 1992 Alumnus Summa Cum Laude, died Oct. 18 at the age of 84. Born March 6, 1929 in Spokane, he later served as U.S. ambassador to Japan under President Clinton.

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