Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

Olson Statement on Passing of Former Rep. Howard Coble

November 4, 2015
Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today issued the following statement after learning of the passing of former Congressman Howard Coble (R-NC):

“Today, the House will conduct its business with a heavy heart as we mourn the loss of our esteemed colleague, the Gentleman from North Carolina Howard Coble. Howard served America nobly through his service in the United States Coast Guard and 30 years in the House of Representatives. He was a great man, and I will miss his wisdom and leadership. My thoughts and prayers are with the Coble family during this difficult time.”



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