Governor Brad Little ordered U.S. flags and Idaho state flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 26, to honor former Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles (Chuck) McDevitt, who passed away on May 29 at the age of 89.
Former Governor Cecil Andrus appointed McDevitt to the Supreme Court in 1989. He
remained on the Court through 1997, becoming chief justice in 1993.
The Governor’s flag directive orders the U.S. flag and the Idaho state flag to be flown at half-staff at the state capitol building and at other state and local government buildings in Idaho from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, June 26th, the date of Justice McDevitt’s family ceremony honoring his life. (Idaho Governor Brad Little)