Flags at half staff for former Rep. Borer

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2003

ANCHORAGE (AP) Gov. Frank Murkowski ordered state flags to be flown at half staff through Monday for former state Rep. Richard R. ''Dick'' Borer of Cordova, who died Tuesday.

Borer, 76, a Republican, served in the Alaska House from 1967 to 1971.

Borer was born in Forsyth, Mont. and served in the Navy.

He worked as a banker and in 1953, purchased First Bank of Cordova, which later became National Bank of Alaska.

Borer also owned an insurance agency in Cordova, and more recently owned and operated the Reluctant Fisherman Inn, a restaurant, bar and motel.

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