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Former Senator, Florida Governor Bob Graham dies at 87

The Democrat lawmaker was also a one-time presidential candidate.

Published: April 17, 2024 7:52am

Former Florida Democrat Gov. and Sen. Bob Graham has died at 87, his family announced Tuesday night. 

Graham was also a one-time presidential candidate.

"We are deeply saddened to report the passing of a visionary leader, dedicated public servant, and even more importantly, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather: Bob Graham," the family said in a statement on the social media site X. 

Graham was the son of a state senator and served three terms as a U.S. senator, according to ABC News

The family also wrote that Graham "devoted his life to the betterment of the world around him. The memorials to that devotion are everywhere – from the Everglades and other natural treasures he was determined to preserve, to the colleges and universities he championed with his commitment to higher education, to the global understanding he helped foster through his work with the intelligence community, and so many more."

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