Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Jolted firefighter's name released

January 27, 2010

Gov. Perry Orders Flags at Half-Staff in Memory of Robert Mosbacher

Special to the Progress

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has directed Texas flags to be flown at half-staff at state buildings in memory of former U.S. Commerce Secretary Robert Mosbacher, who served under President George H.W. Bush.

Mosbacher, 82, died Sunday at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.


The governor’s flag order applies to all U.S. and Texas flags under the control of the state. Flags will be lowered to half-staff on the State Capitol Building, flag displays in the Capitol Complex, and upon all public buildings, grounds and facilities beginning Wednesday, January 27. Flags should be returned to full-staff at the beginning of the next day. 


Individuals, businesses, municipalities, counties and other political subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.

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