Statement from Governor LePage on the Passing of Hon. Joseph Sewall

November 23, 2011

AUGUSTA – The following statement was released Wednesday from the Office of the Governor. The statement is from Governor Paul LePage regarding the passing of Hon. Joseph Sewall.

“I am saddened to learn of the passing of Hon. Joseph Sewall. His four terms as President of the Maine Senate demonstrated his strength in leadership and how he was respected by his colleagues during a time when government was divided. He was as influential politician as he was businessman who served our State well. My heart goes out to his family during this very difficult time.”