April 20, 2024 12:58 pm

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Governor Jay Inslee’s brother, Frank, Jr., unexpectedly passes away

OLYMPIA—Washington State Governor Jay Inslee unexpectedly lost his brother, Frank Inslee, Jr., the night of Tuesday, January 23.

“We lost a great father, grandfather, teacher and a greater brother, Frank Inslee, unexpectantly last night. His former students tell me they loved him across the state. He loved Carla and his whole clan,” the Governor took to X (formerly Twitter) to share. “I’m still racing our toy hydroplanes, his Bardahl, my Thriftway, in my heart this afternoon. Godspeed, Little Brother.”

frank inslee, jr.
Frank Inslee, Jr. SOURCE: Gov Jay Inslee Twitter account.

Inslee, Jr., attended Gov. Inslee’s announcement to run for presidency in 2020, along with their brother Todd Inslee. He had a wife named Carla.

Frank Inslee, Jr., was named after his father, Frank, who passed away in October 2014, due to illness at the age of 88. He was a World War II Navy veteran, biology teacher, high-school coach, counselor and the Seattle Public Schools athletic director.

Residents took to twitter to share their condolences to the First Family.

Editor’s Note: The staff and publisher at the Lynnwood Times would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Inslee Family.


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