Posted on January 14, 2016
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2016 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the passing of Frances Hooks, a Memphis educator and philanthropist:
“Frances Hooks was a pioneer in the civil rights movement and a caring leader who worked to make life better for citizens of all backgrounds. She and her husband Ben were close friends, and we will greatly miss her.”
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