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Griffith Statement on Passing of Former U.S. Rep. William C. Wampler Sr.
Wednesday, May 23 -
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement today after receiving the news that former Ninth District Congressman William C. Wampler Sr. had died:
“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Ninth District Congressman William Wampler, ‘The Bald Eagle of the Cumberlands.’ Bill was a good friend and a courageous public servant. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Lee; his children; friends; and loved ones. May God give them comfort during this difficult time.”