A champion of civil rights, he worked tirelessly for all who called Baltimore home.
“All his life, Tommy worked on the side of the angels.
D’Alesandro’s death at his home in Baltimore came only a few days after the city lost another one of its longtime politicians, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.
Cummings died Thursday at 68 due to complications from longstanding health problems.
He was a powerful committee chairman, civil rights leader and passionate advocate for the poor in his Baltimore-area district.