Olympia memorial for Ted Bottiger set for Tuesday

Longtime state senator, Tacoma port commissioner, died Jan. 23

Tacoma News TribuneFebruary 21, 2014 

The Washington State Senate has announced that it will host a memorial for  former state Sen. Ted Bottiger on Tuesday, Feb. 25th beginning at 2 p.m.

The event will be held in the state Reception Room in the Legislative Building.

The same day the Senate will consider a resolution honoring Bottiger.

Bottiger died Jan. 23 at age 81. Bottiger was first elected to the state House in 1964 from a district centered on South Tacoma. He moved to the Senate in 1972 and served until 1987, the last five years as Senate Majority Leader.

He later was a member of the Northwest Power Planning Council and the Port of Tacoma commission.

 

 

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