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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Senator Gerald Geis retires after 35 years of service


January 13, 2017

Sen. Gerald Geis. R-Worland, listens to debate during the afternoon session of the 62nd Wyoming Legislature at the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne, Wyo. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Geis did not seek re-election last year and retired from the State Senate after 35 years of service.

WORLAND - Former Wyoming Senator Gerald Geis has retired after 35 years of service and handed the mantle over to Wyatt Agar from Thermopolis.

"I'm 83 years old and I think that it's time to turn it over to the younger generation," Geis stated. "I wish my new senator well and I hope that he got a good mentor to guide him because I couldn't stay forever. He will learn the same as I did. There is a lot of give and take down there if you are going to be a good senator or House member. You need to listen to your constituents. Sometimes you really don't want to vote for that bill but the majority...

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