Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Former Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of former lieutenant governor Mervyn Dymally:

“Mervyn Dymally was an extraordinary man who spent his life breaking new ground and advancing the cause of civil rights and equality. He was both a thinker and a doer, bearing deep knowledge but never hesitating to take action where action was warranted. California has lost an important leader.”