Thomas John Volgy
|38th Mayor of Tucson, Arizona|
|Preceded by||Lewis C. Murphy|
|Succeeded by||George Miller|
|Born||March 19, 1946|
|Profession||Professor of Political Science, University of Arizona|
Thomas John Volgy (born March 19, 1946)is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona, where he has been on faculty since 1971. He is also the Executive Director (since 1995) of the International Studies Association.
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He is a former member of the Tucson, Arizona City Council (1977–1987) and was Mayor of Tucson 1987-1991. In the United States House of Representatives elections, 1998 he was the Democratic Party's candidate in Arizona's 5th congressional district.
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