Congressman Thomas Foley

Date: 
Sunday, December 12, 1971

Recipient of the 1971 Schweitzer Medal for outstanding contributions to animal welfare.

Congressman Thomas Foley, who won enactment of the Animal Welfare Act amendments of 1970 including the requirement for "appropriate use of anesthetic, analgesic and tranquilizing drugs" for experimental animals. The Medal was presented by Senator Warren D. Magnuson.