Monday 26th June 2017,

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Senator Daniel Inouye to Lie in State at Capitol

posted by Randall

InouyeSenator Daniel Inouye on Thursday will become just the 31st person to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda, reported the Washington Post.

The Senator is a decorated World War II veteran. He’s also the second longest serving US Senator in history. The public may pay respects to his body tomorrow from 11:30 until 8 p.m. The funeral is scheduled for Friday with a memorial planned in his home state of Hawaii Sunday. Here are some of the others in US history who have been given the honor of lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda, according to the  Washington Post.

 

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