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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Team members were Reece Foley, Thomas Lakomiak, Christian Slago, Ethan Seddon and Charlie Snook, with parent manager Richard Foley.
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).
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Kruse is chair of the affiliate's Leadership Team, which includes Jeanne Bret, Marie Foley, Thomas Heck, Patricia Kruse, Dorothy Macchio and Kathleen Stritmatter.