H.Res.169 - Honoring the life and faithful service of former Congressman Lucien E. Blackwell of Pennsylvania.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] (Introduced 04/01/2003)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/01/2003 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 169 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 169 Honoring the life and faithful service of former Congressman Lucien E. Blackwell of Pennsylvania. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES April 1, 2003 Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Kanjorski, Ms. Waters, Mr. Holt, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Holden, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Towns, Mr. Moore, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Watson, Mr. Markey, Mr. Delahunt, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Ballance, Mr. Walsh, Ms. Norton, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Conyers, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Owens, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Clay, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. English, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Greenwood, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Frost, Mr. Murtha, Ms. Hart, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Sherwood, Mr. Weldon of Pennsylvania, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Dingell, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. Jackson- Lee of Texas, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. Gephardt, Mr. Watt, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Ford, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Spratt, Ms. Pelosi, Mr. Engel, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Saxton, Mr. Taylor of Mississippi, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Andrews, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. LoBiondo, and Mr. George Miller of California) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Honoring the life and faithful service of former Congressman Lucien E. Blackwell of Pennsylvania. Whereas on January 24, 2002, former Congressman Lucien E. Blackwell of Pennsylvania passed away; Whereas Blackwell was a decorated veteran of the Korean War, where he served in the 25th Infantry Division, United States Army; Whereas Blackwell served as president of Local 1332 of International Longshoremen's Association from 1973-1991; Whereas Blackwell was a member of both the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives and the Philadelphia City Council, where he served for 17 years and was elected Majority Leader; Whereas, during his tenure in City Council, Blackwell earned a well deserved reputation for constituent service and was such a legendary fighter for the disadvantaged, that constituents would line up down the long hall way outside his office to seek his aid; Whereas Blackwell was elected to the House of Representatives in 1991, where he again served with distinction; and Whereas Blackwell was a fiery proponent of the rights of workers, as well as a lay leader of his church and a devoutly spiritual man: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives honors the life and faithful service of former Congressman Lucien E. Blackwell of Pennsylvania, and extends its condolences to his wife and family. <all>