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Flags to be lowered for former state senator

Gov. Sean Parnell has ordered state flags to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday to honor former Alaska Senator Bill Ray, who died September 9th.

The 91-year-old Ray served in the U.S. Navy, and then returned to Juneau to work in his family’s business and fish commercially. He was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives in 1964 and served six years before successfully running for the Alaska Senate, where he remained until 1986.

Ray held positions on the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the Federal Fish and Game Advisory Board.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

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