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Doug Hamilton dies at 69

Doug Hamilton gave nearly 50 years of service to the city of Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Longtime public servant Doug Hamilton has died. Hamilton gave nearly 50 years of service to the city of Louisville.

Mayor Greg Fischer releasing a statement saying:

"Those of us who knew Doug knew his compassion, keen insights, and sharp-witted, unvarnished advice and humor he was the very definition of a public servant, and he will be sorely missed."     

After that, Hamilton returned to Louisville and served as an emergency manager and the Chief of public services.

Hamilton,69, retired last September to spend time with his children and grandchildren.

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