City Honors Valley Hero

FRESNO, CA (September 4, 2006) – Mayor Autry has requested that flags at City Hall and other City of Fresno buildings fly at half staff in honor of a valley icon, Robert Bruce “Bob” Mathias.

Bob Mathias, a native of Tulare, was an American decathlete, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and United States Congressman.

Services for Robert Mathias are scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th. The flags at City of Fresno buildings will fly at half staff until that time.

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