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In Memoriam Jack Tweedie

In Memoriam Jack Tweedie

2/13/2014

Photo of Jack TweedieThe National Conference of State Legislatures joins with the family of Jack Tweedie in mourning his passing on Jan. 29 after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. As director of the Children and Families program at NCSL, Jack was a well-known expert and leader on state policies affecting children and families. He worked with many states and wrote numerous articles on ways to strengthen welfare programs and help parents move from welfare to work. He challenged his staff to be better thinkers and encouraged ideas and innovation. He served on national boards and spoke to many audiences across the country. He was a staunch supporter of state legislators, state legislative staff and the legislative institution. But he always felt his most important job was being the father of two sons, Zeke and Zane. He will be missed. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. If you wish to send condolences to the family, please send them to:

Susan Johnson, Zeke and Zane Tweedie, Jim Tweedie
11462 Main Range Trail
Littleton, CO 80127

 

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