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FOLEY, John Robert, a Representative from Maryland; born in Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn.,
October 16, 1917; graduated from St. Felix High School, Wabasha, Minn., 1935; B.A., St.
Thomas College, St. Paul, Minn., 1940; United States Army, 1941-1946; LL.B., Georgetown
University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1947; L.L.M., Catholic University Law School,
Washington, D.C., 1950; lawyer, private practice; professor; elected judge of the Orphans
(Probate) Court, Montgomery County, Md., 1954-1958; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for
election to the Eighty-fifth Congress in 1956; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth
Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the
Eighty-seventh Congress in 1960 and for election to the Eighty-eighth Congress in 1962; died on
November 11, 2001, in Kensington, Md.