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


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."