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Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

Statement of Congressman Sherman on the Passing of Congressman Robert Matsui


Jan 3, 2005
Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) released the following statement on the death of his colleague Congressman Robert T. Matsui (D-CA):
œIt is with great sorrow that I join my fellow Members in mourning the passing of our colleague, Bob Matsui.  Both California and America have lost a respected leader and more importantly, a good man who was committed to his constituents, his family and his nation. 

œBob was a dedicated colleague who worked tirelessly on the behalf of our seniors.  He always fought for Americas children, to create economic justice, and to protect Social Security.  His work, accomplishments, and life are an inspiration to all Americans.

œI have been honored to serve with and know Bob.  I send my sincerest condolences to his wife, Doris, and family.