Tom Foley

Obama to Take Part in Foley MemorialPresident Barack Obama will take part in a memorial service for former House Speaker Tom Foley next Tuesday at the Capitol building.
Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley Dies at 84 Tom Foley, the courtly former speaker of the U.S. House who lost his seat when Republicans seized control of Congress in 1994, has died of complications from a stroke. He was 84.