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By Kevin Miller, BDN Staff

Everett McLeod, Sr. (R-Lee)

AUGUSTA, Maine — Rep. Everett McLeod Sr., a veteran Republican lawmaker from Lee, has died after a lengthy battle with cancer.

McLeod was elected to four terms in the Maine House, representing a large rural district that encompassed parts of Penobscot, Washington and Hancock counties. Most recently, he served on the Legislature’s Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

“He was a fantastic legislator, a great family man and a Christian man,” Rep. Jeffery Allen Gifford, a Lincoln Republican who knew McLeod for more than 50 years, said Tuesday morning. “He showed great leadership in whatever he did.”

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