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Congressman

Thomas Jerome Bliley,, American former congressman. Past board directors Crippled Children's Hospital; past board directors St. Mary's Hospital; board visitors Virginia Commonwealth University; board governors Virginia Home for Boys. Served with United States Navy.

Background

Bliley,, Thomas Jerome was born on January 28, 1932 in Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas J. and Carolyn F. Bliley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1952.

Career

President Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Home, 1972-1980. Member United States Congress from 7th Virginia district, Washington, 1981-2001. Former ranking minority member District of Columbia committee.

Former chairman House Commerce Committee. Senior advisory government relations public policy Collier Shannon & Scott, Washington, since 2001. Vice-mayor Richmond City Council, 1968-1970, mayor, 1970-1977.

Past board directors National League Cities. Past president Virginia Municipal League.

Membership

Past board directors Crippled Children's Hospital. Past board directors St. Mary's Hospital. Board visitors Virginia Commonwealth University.

Board governors Virginia Home for Boys. Served with United States Navy.

Connections

Married Mary Virginia Kelley, June 22, 1957. Children: Mary Vaughan, Thomas Jerome III.

father:
Thomas J.

mother:
Carolyn F. Bliley

spouse:
Mary Virginia Kelley

children:
Mary Vaughan Bliley,

Thomas Jerome III Bliley,