Thomas S. Foley



Age: 84


Summary: former speaker of the U.S. House of Representative from Washington State who became the first speaker to have failed to win re-election in his home district since the Civil War, but who had also lost his seat as a Democrat in the "Republican Revolution" of 1994.



Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke


Born: March 6, 1929


Died: October 18, 2013


Location: Washington, D.C.