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Wed Dec 20, 2017, 01:33 AM

Longtime San Antonio state Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon dies

SAN ANTONIO - State Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon (D), a staple of the East Side community, passed away Tuesday.

She was 74.

McClendon served District 120 in the Texas House before retiring in January 2016.

Health problems forced the representative to use a motorized wheelchair throughout the 2015 legislative session.
McClendon resigning her Texas House seat

McClendon chaired the House Committee on Rules and Resolutions, and served on the Appropriations and Transportation committees.

Read more: https://www.ksat.com/news/politics/longtime-san-antonio-texas-representative-ruth-jones-mcclendon-has-died

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