Tom Foley

1929 - 2013

Tom Foley

Thomas Stephen Foley (March 6, 1929 – October 18, 2013) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1989 to 1995. A member of the Democratic Party, Foley represented Washington's fifth district for thirty years (1965–1995). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Foley has received more than 473,055 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13,327th most popular politician.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Tom Foley ranks 13,194 out of 14,801Before him are Bernd Lucke, Peter Hardeman Burnett, Susan Rice, Eliot Spitzer, Lorella Stefanelli, and Hiram Johnson. After him are Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji, Stanislav Gross, Jejomar Binay, Yogi Adityanath, Jean Charest, and Edward Douglass White.

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Among people born in 1929, Tom Foley ranks 323Before him are Vivien Merchant, Amanda Blake, Jerry Adler, King Moody, Joe Meek, and Dick Clark. After him are John Conyers, Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, Jack Kelsey, Suraiya, Alfredo Lim, and Ronnie Barker. Among people deceased in 2013, Tom Foley ranks 329Before him are Harold Camping, Bryan Forbes, Marek Špilár, Mel Smith, John Kerr, and Noel Harrison. After him are Marian McPartland, Kofi Awoonor, Dale Robertson, Ray Price, Lisa Robin Kelly, and Malachi Throne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Foley ranks 8,415 out of 12,171Before him are Gucci Mane (1980), Hiram Johnson (null), Emma Caulfield (1973), Kenny Harrison (1965), Dorothy Height (1912), and Dallas Roberts (1970). After him are Rashida Jones (1976), Jimmy Iovine (1953), Lee Garlington (1953), Lucas Grabeel (1984), Ken Starr (1946), and Lynne Thigpen (1948).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Tom Foley ranks 588Before him are Howard Dean (1948), Jack Lew (1955), Peter Hardeman Burnett (1807), Susan Rice (1964), Eliot Spitzer (1959), and Hiram Johnson (null). After him are Edward Douglass White (1845), Pat Roberts (1936), Payne Stewart (1957), Jim Risch (1943), David Paterson (1954), and Timothy Geithner (1961).