BLILEY, Thomas Jerome, Jr.

BLILEY, Thomas Jerome, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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BLILEY, Thomas Jerome, Jr., a Representative from Virginia; born in Chesterfield County, Va., January 28, 1932; attended private schools; graduated, Benedictine High School, Richmond, 1948; B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1952; served in the United States Navy, lieutenant, 1952-1955; president, Joseph W. Bliley Co. Funeral Home; vice-mayor, Richmond, 1968-1970; mayor, Richmond, 1970-1977; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2001); chairman, Committee on Commerce (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1990, 2 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Thomas Bliley's campaign for the 1990 U.S. congressional election in District 3 of Virginia, Republican Party.

University of Virginia
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the J. Edward Grimsley papers, 1961-1997, approximately 4000 items. Other authors include Thomas J. Bliley. A guide is available in the library.
Papers: In the Mitchell Van Yahres papers [manuscript], 1975-2006, approximately 4,000 items. Persons represented include Thomas Bliley.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Bliley, Thomas J., Jr. "The Telecommunications Act and Its Infancy: A Review of the First Eighteen Months." In Is the Telecommunications Act of 1996 Broken?: If So, How Can We Fix It? Edited by J. Gregory Sidak. Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 1999.

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