Death of Craig Thomas

February 17, 1933 - June 4, 2007
Bethesda, Maryland | Age 74

Wyoming Senator dead at 74 after bout with leukemia
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The death of Republican Sen. Craig Thomas will not change the balance of power in the Senate. Unlike many states, Wyoming law is designed to keep the same party in power after a vacancy.

Thomas, a conservative, died after a fight with leukemia that was diagnosed last year just as he was elected to a third term. He was 74.

The senator's family said he died Monday evening at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. The family had said earlier that his cancer had been...

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