Former Florida senator and governor, Bob Graham, dead at 87

Florida’s longtime US senator and former governor Bob Graham has died, his family announced Tuesday. He was 87.

“We are deeply saddened to report the passing of a visionary leader, dedicated public servant, and even more importantly, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather: Bob Graham,” the Graham family said in a statement.

“As a legislator, Bob Graham devoted his life to the betterment of the world around him,” they added.

Graham, a Democrat, was a three-term senator for the Sunshine State and Florida’s 38th governor.

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