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(Neb.)-Governor Orders Flags Lowered For Former Lawmaker

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 11/07/2013 07:59 AM

(Lincoln)-Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman is asking Nebraskans to fly flags at half-staff Friday in honor of the memory of former Congressman John Y. McCollister.
 
Friday is the day of McCollister’s interment.
 
McCollister of Omaha passed on Nov. 1 at the age of 92. He served as a Navy radar officer in the Pacific during World War II. He was a three-term member of the United States House of Representatives for the Second Congressional District serving from 1971 to 1977.
 
(Information courtesy Gov. Heineman’s Office)


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