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Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

Written by Rosemary Reynolds on July 21, 2014
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Portland ,Oregon   Two term Governor Victor Atiyeh has died.  He was admitted to  St. Vincent Hospital Saturday.  He complained of shortness of breath.   The Governor was already recovering from a fall where he had broken several ribs. He passed away just after eight last night surrounded by his family.

Atiyeh was Oregon’s thirty-second governor .  He guided the state through the deep recession of the early 80’s. He served from 1979 through 1987.  Governor John Kitzhaber said in a statement , “I’m deeply saddened by his passing, calling Atiyeh a great Oregonian, historic governor, and a remarkable human being.”  Vic Atiyeh was 91 year old.

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