Governor's Flag Order for U.S. Representative John R. Lewis

July 18, 2020


Governor’s Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia 


Pursuant to President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag through July 18, 2020, I do hereby order that the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia is to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and memory of U.S. Representative John R. Lewis. 

I hereby order that the Virginia flag shall be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of his interment.

Ordered on this, 18th day of July, 2020.




Ralph S. Northam