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Congressman Price Issues Statement on Passing of Congressman Walter Jones Jr.

February 11, 2019
Press Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – On Saturday, February 10, Congressman David Price (D-NC) issued the following statement on news that Congressman Walter Jones Jr. passed away at the age of 76.


“My wife Lisa and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Congressman Walter Jones. I have known Walter since working together on the 1976 Jimmy Carter presidential campaign. A respected colleague and a true friend, he will be remembered for his principled stands, sincere humility, and deep love of North Carolina—which he proudly served for nearly a quarter a century.  Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with his wife Joe Anne, his family and friends, and his constituents during this difficult time.”