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Governor Asa Hutchinson on the Passing of Former AR Chief Justice Jim Hannah

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, Jim Hannah:

“The State of Arkansas will miss Chief Justice Hannah in more ways than one. Not only will his record of service to the state as Chief Justice be long remembered, but it was clear to all that knew him that he conducted his life with honor and dignity. From a personal standpoint, Justice Hannah swore me in as Governor – a memory my family and I will always treasure. Today we mourn his loss and pray for his family in this difficult time.”

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