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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (14th District of Michigan)

July 14, 2020

Press Release

Detroit, MI– Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Detroit businessman and Ambassador Bridge owner, Manuel “Matty” Moroun at the age of 93.

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of Matty Moroun, who leaves behind a lasting legacy in the City of Detroit,” said Rep. Lawrence. “He was a business and family man and leaves behind a cherished legacy in the state of Michigan. The Ambassador Bridge is perhaps one of the greatest contributions of Mr. Moroun, helping millions of Americans and Canadians across the region access their jobs, homes, imports, exports, and much more. My deepest condolences go out to the Moroun family during this difficult time.”