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Former longtime mayor of Galveston has died

Business Journal - Friday 21st April, 2017

Former Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas died April 19 at the age of 80, according to multiple media reports.

She died after a three-year battle with a rare form of cancer, according to the Galveston County Daily News, the Houston Chronicle and

Thomas was elected mayor in 2004 and served three consecutive two-year terms through 2010, the most allowed in Galveston.

She dealt with two major storms ' Hurricane Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Ike in 2008 ' during her tenure, and she...

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