Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Senator Craig Thomas of Wyoming Dies

Senator Craig Thomas, right, died on June 4 after a long fight against acute myeloid leukemia. Senator Thomas was 74 and died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Senator Thomas was reelected last year with 70 percent of the vote.

Senator Thomas served on the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee and the Agriculture and Nutrition and Forestry Committees. He was a leader on rural issues and restoring the nation's parks, including Wyoming's Yellowstone. He also had a fine and consistent conservative voting record.

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