Mark Flanagan marked a cultural and political transition in Midtown

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 21, 2022 10:06 AM CT | Published: June 20, 2022 5:59 PM CT

Flanagan, who is remembered for his signature shorts and flowered Hawaiian shirts, died June 15, ending a career that included involvement in the local Democratic Party’s executive committee as well as an organizer of the Midtown St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl.


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