Foley, Thomas

Foley, Thomas (Stephen)

(1929–  ) U.S. representative; born in Spokane, Wash. A lawyer in Spokane, Foley was 35 when he defeated the Republican incumbent and entered congress in 1965. A Democratic reformer, he became chairman of the Agriculture Committee in 1974, party whip in 1980, and majority leader in 1986. Although a skilled party strategist, he did not always vote the Democratic party line and his preference for consensus cost him support on key bills. He served as Speaker of the House (1989–95).
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PORT VALE: Fasan, Taylor, Streete, Smith, Tanser, Pugh, Eagles (Bikey 87), Reeves, Foley, Thomas (Kelly 70), Turner (Hooper 63).
PORT VALE (4-2-3-1): Alnwick; Purkiss, Streete, Smith, Hart; Brown (Pereira, 45), Taveres; Jones, Foley, Thomas (Forrester, 45, Shalaj, 54).
Montagu and North Fenham Bluesox prevailed at Alnwick Town in Division Four - Jack McRoberts, Jack Williamson, William Foley, Thomas Todd, Adam Donald and Lloyd Rees all on the scoresheet.