Kaptur Statement Following Passing of Congressman Walter Jones

February 11, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) released the following statement in response to the passing of Congressman Walter Jones:


“I am heartbroken by the passing of my beloved friend and colleague Congressman Walter Jones of North Carolina,” said Rep. Kaptur. “I thank the people of North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District for sending such an honorable and dignified gentleman to the House of Representatives for over two decades. I can’t think of anyone who fought harder for veterans or those in our military than Walter. He was a man of conscience and an astute and inspiring legislator. My prayers are with Walter’s loving family as they walk through these difficult days.”