Family, friends set to remember Harris County DA

9/6/2013

HOUSTON (AP) - Family and friends of Houston's top prosecutor, Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson, are preparing to remember him.

A memorial service for Anderson is set for Friday afternoon at a Houston church.

Anderson died last week at his home after battling cancer. He was 57.

He had only taken office in January when he revealed in mid-May that he was being treated for an undisclosed type of cancer.

The Republican had a long career in law enforcement. He spent 17 years as a prosecutor in Harris County and 12 years as an elected state district judge.

The native of the Houston suburb of Pasadena is survived by his wife and two children.


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