U.S. House observes moment of silence in memory of the late Dawson Mathis
Dawson Mathis, a Nashville Democrat, served as U.S. representative for the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia for a decade, 1971-81. U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, led a moment of silence Tuesday night in the U.S. House in his memory. (Albany Herald file photo)
WASHINGTON — Members of the House, led by U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, observed a moment of silence Tuesday evening in recognition of the late Dawson Mathis, who previously represented the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia.
A memorial service for Mathis, who represented the Southwest Georgia district in the House from 1971-81, has been …