Former House Speaker Tom Foley Dead at 84

Posted at 12:48 PM, Oct 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-18 12:48:01-04

tom foley(CNN) – Former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley has died, his wife Heather confirmed to CNN Friday.

Foley, 84, was a Democrat who represented Washington state in the House for 30 years and served as speaker from 1989 to January 1995.