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Statement on the death of former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton

Gorton leaves an incredible legacy of public service

“Today, we mark the loss of former Senator Slade Gorton, who leaves an incredible legacy of public service. His thoughtful influence helped define a generation of leaders from our region, and he was generous with his wisdom long after leaving office. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and all those who knew and cared for him,” said Markham McIntyre, executive vice president of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

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