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Half-Staff Maine Flags – Honoring John Reed

American Flags and Maine Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, November 7th in the state of Maine in honor of former Maine Governor John Reed.

According to the office of the governor:
Former Governor Reed became Governor in 1959 following the unexpected death of Governor Clauson, and served the State until 1967, during which time he was instrumental in creating the University of Maine System. He served in the Navy in World War II and also was Chairman of the National Governor’s Association and was appointed as Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives under both Presidents Nixon and Reagan.
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