Local, state and national Republican strategist John Ryder dies

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 17, 2022 10:14 AM CT | Published: May 16, 2022 5:04 PM CT

The former Shelby County Republican Party chairman and member of the Republican National Committee, as well as its general counsel, died over the weekend at the age of 72. 


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