Posted on July 24, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the passing of Francis Guess:
“Francis Guess was a Vietnam veteran who became a generous and influential businessman and civic leader. He blazed many trails for equal opportunity and good government. He was a close friend. Honey and I will miss him greatly.”
As governor, Alexander appointed Guess to serve in his cabinet as commissioner for the Tennessee departments of Labor and General Services.
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For access to this release and the senator’s other statements, click here.