By Senators Snyder, Bauer and Sutherland


            WHEREAS, Frank W. Foley faithfully served the people of Vancouver, southwest Washington, and the State of Washington for sixteen years as a state Senator; and

            WHEREAS, Senator Foley's public service career started with his military service in the United States Army after graduating from Gonzaga Law School in 1941; and

            WHEREAS, Senator Foley maintained an active law practice in Vancouver as well as his commitment to continued public service through his positions as special assistant attorney general to Washington State University and counsel for the Public Housing Authority; and

            WHEREAS, Senator Foley concluded his public service career as a Commissioner of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission for six years, where he achieved the position of President of the Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners; and

            WHEREAS, Senator Foley was well known for his ability to quickly perceive the major issues, with little patience for those who tried to confuse things with excessive description and detail; and

            WHEREAS, Senator Foley demonstrated his Senate leadership ability as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee;

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate express its sympathy and condolences to the family of Frank W. Foley; and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the members of the Washington State Senate hereby recognize the many memories and achievements which are the legacy of Frank Foley's years of service to the people of the State of Washington; and

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate immediately transmit copies of this resolution to Phyllis Foley and the other members of Senator Foley's family.



 I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1993-8612,

adopted by the Senate February 11, 1993.





Secretary of the Senate