Ex-Baltimore Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro, Brother Of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Passes Away At 90

Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor and the brother of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has died at 90. A spokesman for Pelosi said D’Alesandro died Sunday morning at his north Baltimore home after complications from a stroke. Pelosi said in a statement that she and her family are devastated, calling her brother “the finest public servant I have ever known.”

D’Alesandro served as Baltimore City Council president and then as mayor from 1967 to 1971 – the position his father, Maryland politician Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., also held. The elder D’Alesandro also served as a state delegate and congressman. The younger D’Alesandro didn’t seek re-election as mayor and went into private law practice.

D’Alesandro is survived by his wife, Margaret, his five children and his grandchildren.

Thomas D’Alesandro III, brother to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has died

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