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OBIT-GLENN FREEMAN
Glenn Freeman, former lawmaker from southeastern Kentucky, dies at 80

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 8:09 AM EDT
CORBIN, Ky.


Glenn Freeman, who served in both the House and Senate representing residents of southeastern Kentucky, has died. He was 80.

Hart Funeral Home said on its website that Freeman died June 7 at his home in Corbin.

WYMT-TV reports family and friends remembered Freeman during a visitation on Tuesday at London First Pentecostal Church. A memorial service was planned Wednesday afternoon.

Freeman, who was originally from Harlan County, served three terms in the House in the 1970s and one term in the Senate from 1996 to 2000. According to his obituary, he helped start the Coal Mine Safety Analyst Program and chaired the economic development and labor committee in an effort to bring jobs to eastern Kentucky.

He is survived by his wife, three sons and 10 grandchildren.

Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews










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