Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Former Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally


10-8-2012

SACRAMENTO Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of former lieutenant governor Mervyn Dymally:

"Mervyn Dymally was an extraordinary man who spent his life breaking new ground and advancing the cause of civil rights and equality. He was both a thinker and a doer, bearing deep knowledge but never hesitating to take action where action was warranted. California has lost an important leader."

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