FOGLIETTA, Thomas Michael, (1928 - 2004)


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FOGLIETTA, Thomas Michael, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., December 3, 1928; graduated from South Catholic High School, Philadelphia, Pa., 1945; B.A., St. Joseph’s College, Philadelphia, Pa., 1949; J.D., Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pa., 1952; lawyer, private practice; member, Philadelphia, Pa., city council, 1955-1975; regional director, United States Department of Labor, 1976; elected as an Independent to the Ninety-seventh Congress, and elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses, served until his resignation on November 11, 1997 (January 3, 1981-November 11, 1997); United States Ambassador to Italy, 1997-2001; professional advocate; died on November 13, 2004, in Philadelphia, Pa.; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.