Rep. John Murtha [D, PA] Dead at 77February 8, 2010 - by Donny Shaw
Rep. John Murtha [D, PA-12], Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, has died at the age of 77 from complications resulting from gall bladder surgery he had last week. Murtha has served as representative for Pennsylvania’s 12th district since 1974.
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