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Congressman Price Issues Statement on Passing of Harold Webb

December 18, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (Dec. 15, 2017) – On Friday, December 15, Congressman David Price (D-NC) issued the following statement after news that former Wake Commissioner and civil rights pioneer, Harold Webb, passed away.  

“Tuskegee Airman, civil rights pioneer, champion of educational opportunity, director of personnel for our state, outstanding Wake commissioner -- Harold Webb's long life of service touched thousands and made Raleigh and  North Carolina better for all of our citizens. I and many others valued him as friend and colleague -- a man who got things done but was quick to share the credit, a kind and generous man skilled at bringing people together, a great source of encouragement and inspiration. We extend condolences to his wife Lucille and their family as we express gratitude for a life well lived.”