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Long-time Lee Countians honored

September 25, 2007

Lee County--  Lee County commissioners honored two dedicated citizens during their regular board meeting Tuesday night.

They passed a resolution honoring Robert Boney who has served as Leesburg's Mayor for the past 17 years. It commends Boney for his lifetime public service, even in illness.

A resolution was also passed Tuesday night recognizing Thomas Page Tharp. He was the Lee County's first administrator and served as County Treasurer for 40-years, taking over the job from his father.

Tharp passed away two weeks ago. His wife Patricia accepted the honor.  The couple was married for more than 52 years.

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