CONTACT: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect for former Congressman Jerry Kleczka, who passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the age of 73. The order is effective at sunrise on Saturday, October 14, 2017, and ends at sunset on that date.
Congressman Kleczka served the citizens of Wisconsin’s 4th congressional district from 1984 to 2005. Prior to his service in the United States House of Representatives, Kleczka served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate from 1975 – 1984, and the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1969 – 1975.
A copy of Governor Walker’s order is attached.