Alexander Statement on the Passing of John Jay Hooker Jr.

Posted on January 24, 2016

NASHVILLE, Jan. 24—U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander today released the following statement on the passing of John Jay Hooker Jr.:

"John Jay Hooker Jr.'s remarkable personality spread a bright light across Tennessee government and politics for a half century. He had friends everywhere. Honey and I will greatly miss his enthusiasm, his sense of purpose, and his friendship."