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Monday, June 6, 2016

Cattaraugus County Legislator dies

Richard Lamberson, a Cattaraugus County Legislator, died Saturday in Olean General Hospital. The 61-year old from Allegany lost his battle with cancer. Lamberson represented district six, which includes the towns of Allegany and Carrollton. Lamberson also was the former Allegany mayor. He is the second Cattaraugus County lawmaker to die in office this year. On May 22, 2016, William Weller Sr. of Franklinville also died.