Governor Pence Statement on Passing of Former U.S. Congressman John Myers


Directs Flags in Fountain County to be Flown at Half-Staff on Saturday


Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of former Congressman John Myers.

“It was with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of former U.S. Congressman John Myers, a friend, patriot, and leader who made a real difference in the lives of Hoosiers and in the history of our state. For three decades, John worked tirelessly to represent Hoosiers from west central Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legacy of public service he leaves behind is unmatched, and we do well to strive to emulate his example. The First Lady and I extend our deepest condolences to his beloved family and all those who mourn the loss of this Hoosier leader and hero during this difficult time.”

Governor Mike Pence is also directing flags at state facilities in Fountain County to be flown at half-staff on the day of former Congressman Myers’ funeral. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, January 31.

Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff to honor the life and service of The Honorable John Myers.