Clyburn Reacts to Representative Walter Lloyd's Passing

Apr 15, 2005

(Columbia, SC) - Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the passing of S.C. Representative Walter Lloyd. 

            "I was deeply saddened today to learn of the death of my friend Walter Lloyd.  He was a tremendous advocate for agriculture, education and rural communities, and his leadership will be sorely missed. 

            "Representative Lloyd worked tirelessly for the people of Colleton and Beaufort counties, and whenever I visited the area I knew I could count on seeing him.  He was active in his community and accessible to his constituents, and his absence will be felt. 

            "Emily and I send our heartfelt condolences to his wife Yvonne, and his two children, Tonya and Paulita."

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