MONTPELIER - March 8, 2015 - Gov. Peter Shumlin issued the following statement on the death of former Governor Ray Keyser Jr. The Governor has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Governor Keyser. "Vermont has lost a faithful public servant who showed his love for this state and its people through his years of service. My thoughts are with Governor Keyser's family and friends. I know I join all Vermonters in being thankful for Governor Keyser's dedication to Vermont." Where the flag will be lowered:
The Vermont State House, all Federal and State Facilities around the state and public buildings and grounds around the state.
Which flags will be lowered:
The U.S flag, Vermont State flag, POW flags, and any other flags *
Date the flag is to be lowered: (at sunrise):
Monday, March 9, 2015
Date flag is to return to full staff: (at sunset):
Monday, March 16, 2015
Name of person being honored/Reason to Lower Flag(s):
The Governor has ordered the U.S. and Vermont flags at all state facilities lowered to half-staff in honor of Governor F. Ray Keyser, Jr. Governor Keyser was Vermont's 72nd Governor, serving from 1961-1963.
* Please note all flags must fly at half-staff for that period of time.
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