Sep 19 2019

Graham on the Passing of Emily England Clyburn

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the news that Emily England Clyburn, wife of Congressman Jim Clyburn, has died.

“I am deeply saddened to have learned of the passing of Emily England Clyburn. She was one of the most kind and dynamic people I had ever met and lived a consequential life changing South Carolina and the United States for the better.

“My prayers go out to her husband of fifty-eight years, Congressman Jim Clyburn, and the entire Clyburn family who have suffered a mighty blow.

“I hope there is comfort in knowing that people throughout South Carolina and the United States share in your grief and greatly admire the many contributions made by Mrs. Clyburn.  It was a great and well-lived life that should be an example to all.”