County Commissioner Lindsey dies; replacement search begins
March 17, 2021
John Lindsey, the longest-tenured member of the Linn County Board of Commissioners, died early Tuesday, March 9, of cancer-related causes.
Lindsey, 54, was midway through his sixth, four-year term in office.
Lindsey was a Lebanon High School graduate and lived south of Lebanon. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked in the refrigeration industry before being elected to represent Position 1 on the Board of Commissioners in 1998.
A moment of silence was observed in Lindsey's honor to start the Board of Commissioners' meeting Tuesday, March 9.
"I served with John for 20 years and at times the p...