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Governor Orders All Flags To Half Staff After Former State Legislator Dies

DENVER (CBS4) - Governor Jared Polis has ordered all United States and Colorado flags flown at half staff through Tuesday after a former Colorado state legislator dies.

Tilman Bishop served in the state legislature for 28 years. He passed away on Sunday in Grand Junction. He was 86.

Tillie Bishop (KREX)
(credit: KREX)

Bishop served as a Mesa County commissioner and sat on the Colorado Mesa University board of trustees, among other positions.

A celebration of life service will be held on Tuesday at CMU.

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