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U.S. Senator Tina Smith Honors Grand Portage Chairman Norman Deschampe with Senate Tribute


Grand Portage Chairman Norman W. Deschampe walked on February 13, 2019.

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) honored the legacy and contributions of Grand Portage Chairman Norman W. Deschampe, who passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Praising his leadership, Sen. Smith cited the numerous issues Deschampe championed in his more than 40 years of service to the Grand Portage Band, serving 27 of those years as Chairman. Sen. Smith's tribute follows Governor Tim Walz's declaration of February 26, 2019 as Norman Deschampe Day.


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