Former Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator Clifford P. Hansen passed away at his home in Jackson Tuesday night at the age of 97. Governor Dave Freudenthal says Hansen will be missed by many.
Wyoming's Delegation, U.S. Senator's Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, along with Representative Cynthia Lummis released a joint statement, saying that Hansen was the true spirit of Wyoming and that he'd be greatly missed. Hansen's son Peter, said that his father had been suffering from respiratory problems and that he had just returned to his home in Jackson after being treated at a hospital for a broken pelvis.