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Nov 23, 2022

FORMER GOVERNOR PASSES

Chris Nelson
Chris Nelson

FORMER KENTUCKY GOVERNOR…..JOHN  Y. BROWN JUNIOR…..PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY AT THE AGE OF 88…..

 

BROWN SERVED AT THE COMMONWEALTH’S 55T GOVERNORFROM 1979 TO 1983…..

 

HE WAS ALSO WIDELY KNOWN FOR HELPING BUILD  KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN INTO AN INTERNATIONAL FAST-FOOD COMPANY AFTER PURCHASING THE

BUSINESS FROM COLONEL HARLAN SANDERS….AND HE ALSO OWNED BOTH THE BOSTON CELTICS AND KENTUCKY COLONELS BASKETBALL TEAMS…..

 

GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR HAS DIRECTED THAT ALL FLAGS AT STATE OFFICE BUILDING BE LOWERED TO  HALF-STAFF IN BROWN’S HONOR UNTIL SUNSET ON THE

DAY OF INTERMENT….AND ALL INDIVIDUALS…BUSINESSES…AND ORGANIZATIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN IN THIS TRIBUTE…..

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