Ohio State Representative Kris Jordan dies at 46
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Ohio state Rep. Kris Jordan, a Republican from Delaware County, died Saturday. The lawmaker was 46.
In a statement to the House, Speaker Jason Stephens expressed his condolences.
“Kris was a loving father, a man of faith, a leader, and a person I considered a dear friend,” Stephens said.
Gov. Mike DeWine ordered that all flags at the Statehouse and in public buildings in his home county to be flown at half-staff.
“Fran and I are shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Representative Kris Jordan,” DeWine said in a statement. “We extend our sincerest condolences to his entire family for this most unexpected loss. Kris will be remembered for his expertise as a legislator and his advocacy for the people of Delaware County.”
His cause of death has not been mentioned.
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