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Spokane Remembers Fmr. House Speaker Tom Foley At St. Aloysius

SPOKANE, Wash. - On Friday former House Speaker Tom Foley was remembered in a memorial service at his alma mater, Gonzaga University.
    
A big crowd turned up at St. Aloysius Church to pay their respects. The memorial was also shown on a large screen in Martin Centre.
    
Foley died Oct. 18 at his home in Washington, D.C., of complications from a stroke. He was 84.
    
Foley served for 30 years as the representative from Eastern Washington's 5th Congressional District. He served five years as speaker of the House.
    
A memorial in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday was attended by President Obama who remembered Foley for putting problem-solving ahead of politics.

 

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