A pair of memorial services open to the public have been planned to honor former Tennessee Governor Ned McWherter. The two-term Democrat died Monday after a battle with cancer.
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After a battle with cancer, former Governor Ned McWherter died Monday afternoon at age 80. The influential Democrat shaped Tennessee’s public schools and the pioneering Medicaid program TennCare.
Tennessee lawmakers are remembering former Governor Ned McWherter as a politician of the people who worked across party lines. He died Monday at age 80 after battling cancer.