Wyoming flags to be lowered for state lawmaker who died

May 16, 2019 GMT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a former state lawmaker who died.

Richard “Dick” Sadler died May 10 at age 90.

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday ordered that the Wyoming state flag be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol in Cheyenne and throughout Natrona County on Friday.

Sadler was a Democrat who represented Natrona County in the Wyoming Legislature.

Sadler served in the Wyoming Senate from 1975-1982 and the House of Representatives from 1971-1974, 1993-1994 and 2000-2002.

He served in the U.S. Navy and worked for the Chicago & North Western Railroad.