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Man Who Spent 30 Years In General Assembly Has Died

Man Who Spent 30 Years In General Assembly Has Died

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Many of Virginia’s political leaders are mourning former State Senator Benny Lambert. The Richmond Democrat died Sunday at age 77. Lambert was first elected to the House of Delegates (pictured)┬áin 1977, and he became a state senator after Doug Wilder’s 1985 election as Lieutenant Governor. Lambert was an eye doctor, and the first African-American to sit on the State Senate Finance Committee.

 

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