CLEVELAND — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered all United States and State of Ohio flags on public buildings and grounds to be flown at half-staff in honor of the life of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright who died Wednesday at 84.
All flags are ordered to be flown at half-staff until sunset on March 27.
Albright was born in Prague and immigrated to the U.S. as a refugee in 1948.
Before being appointed Secretary of State by President Bill Clinton in 1997, she was the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations.
Albright was a professor at Georgetown University at the time of her death. Her family said she died from cancer, while surrounded by family and friends.
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