Paul (P.J.) Foley  
City Officials
Title: Third Ward Alderman
Phone: (309) 738-7876
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PJ FoleyElected: April 9, 2013

May 6, 2013 - May 1, 2017

Home Address
2222 14th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

Alderman Paul (P.J.) Foley has been a life-long resident of Rock Island and is currently serving his first term on City Council representing the Third Ward. His term will expire in May, 2017.

Alderman Foley graduated from Alleman High School in Rock Island. In 2001, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Education and in 2005 received a Masters of Organizational Leadership, both from St. Ambrose University. Alderman Foley now works at St. Ambrose University as the Major Gifts Officer.

Alderman Foley is active in the community as a member of:
  • Rock Island Community Foundation and Rock Island Economic Growth
  • Quad Cities Passenger Rail Coalition committee
  • Davenport Jaycees
  • Young professional's organization, The Network

Alderman Foley is married to Molly Foley and they have a dog named Smithwick. He enjoys bicycling, reading, volunteering in the community, traveling, and spending time with family.

When asked his favorite things of Rock Island, Alderman Foley replied, "I enjoy the great amenities that Rock Island offers, from the parks, to the arts and entertainment, to the great city services and the use of the bike paths along the Mississippi River.” 

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