Gov. Tony Evers
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Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor former State Representative Dr. Jacob (Doc) Hines


By - Oct 2nd, 2020 02:40 pm

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Sat., Oct. 3, 2020, in honor of former State Representative Dr. Jacob (Doc) Hines, who passed away on March 3, 2020 at 92 years old.

Hines represented Wisconsin’s 42nd Assembly District for 7 years, serving as the chairman of the Public Health Committee for 6 years. In addition to serving his district in the State Assembly, Hines was an accomplished veterinarian and a World War II veteran.

“Doc Hines was an pillar of his community, practicing veterinary medicine for 53 years, serving in the State Assembly, and contributing to countless organizations, boards, and his church,” said Gov. Evers. “He was a dedicated public servant, and on behalf of the state of Wisconsin, I offer my condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones.”

Private memorial services will be held on Sat., Oct. 3, 2020.

Executive Order #93 is available here.

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