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RIP! Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Almond Dies Aged 86, Obituary Updates!

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It is very sad to share that a former RI governor named Lincoln Almond passed away on 3 January 2023. He was a federal prosecutor and he went behind the Mafia as governor of Rhode Island for two terms. He was 86 years old at the time of his death and his death is a painful moment for his family. His death news was announced on Tuesday by Governor Dan McKee and this news is circulating the internet. He was gaining a lot of attention on social media pages and too many people express their condolence for him. We are going to talk about the cause of his death and other topics related to his death so read continue this article.

Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Almond Dies

How Did Lincoln Almond Die?

At the beginning of 2001, He was suffered from prostate cancer. Although, according to the statement that the cause of his death is not disclosed yet. His death cause can be cancer or his long old age but nothing is confirmed by his family and friends. He was the first governor who serves a four-year term and he said several times that he has one goal to make Rhode Island a place where people wanted to work and grew up a family and lived happily. There is no news related to the cause of his death from his loved ones and we will update our article after getting any information.

Who Was Lincoln Almond?

His complete name is Lincoln Almond Carter and he was born on June 16, 1936, in Pawtucket. He was an American lawyer, politician, and member of the Republican Party. He was the United States Attorney from 1969 to 1978 and from 1981 to 1993 in Rhode Island.

He completed his graduation from Central Falls High School and he get his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island. At his University, he met Marilyn who became his wife. He gets married after serving in the U.S. Navy and after that, he gained his law degree from the Boston University School of Law.

He ran the Republican nominee against incumbent Democratic Congressman Fernand St Germain for higher office in 1968 where he received only 38% of the vote. In 1994, he won the GOP primary for governor by defeating Ronald Machtley in the November election with 47% of the vote and went on to defeat both York and independent Bob Healey. Social media is flooded with tributes for him and too many people mourn his death. Stay connected for reading more articles related to the latest news.

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