SENATE RESOLUTION 230--DESIGNATING RICHARD A. BAKER AS HISTORIAN EMERITUS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE; Congressional Record Vol. 155, No. 116
(Senate - July 29, 2009)

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   SENATE RESOLUTION 230--DESIGNATING RICHARD A. BAKER AS HISTORIAN 
                  EMERITUS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE

  Mr. REID (for himself, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Akaka, Mr. Alexander, Mr. 
Barrasso, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Bayh, Mr. Begich, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Bennett, 
Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Bond, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Brown, Mr. Brownback, Mr. 
Bunning, Mr. Burr, Mr. Burris, Mr. Byrd, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Cardin, Mr. 
Carper, Mr. Casey, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, 
Mr. Conrad, Mr. Corker, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Crapo, Mr. DeMint, Mr. Dodd, 
Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Feingold, Mrs. 
Feinstein, Mr. Franken, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Graham, Mr. Grassley, Mr. 
Gregg, Mrs. Hagan, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Hatch, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Inhofe, 
Mr. Inouye, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Kaufman, Mr. 
Kennedy, Mr. Kerry, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Kyl, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. 
Lautenberg, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Levin, Mr. Lieberman, Mrs. Lincoln, Mr. 
Lugar, Mr. Martinez, Mr. McCain, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Menendez, Mr. 
Merkley, Ms. Mikulski, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Nelson of 
Nebraska, Mr. Nelson of Florida, Mr. Pryor, Mr. Reed, Mr. Risch, Mr. 
Roberts, Mr. Rockefeller, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Sessions, Mrs. 
Shaheen, Mr. Shelby, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Specter, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Tester, 
Mr. Thune, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Vitter, 
Mr. Voinovich, Mr. Warner, Mr. Webb, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Wicker, and 
Mr. Wyden) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and 
agreed to:

                              S. Res. 230

       Whereas, Richard A. Baker will retire from the United 
     States Senate after serving with distinction as the Senate's 
     first historian from 1975 to 2009, and as acting curator from 
     1969 to 1970;
       Whereas, Richard A. Baker has dedicated his Senate service 
     to preserving, protecting, and promoting the history of the 
     Senate and its members;
       Whereas, Richard A. Baker has produced or directed 
     production of numerous books, articles, and pamphlets 
     detailing the rich institutional history of the Senate;
       Whereas, Richard A. Baker has worked with senators and 
     Senate committees to archive their records and to make them 
     available for scholarly research in a timely manner;
       Whereas, Richard A. Baker has assisted in the Senate's 
     commemoration of events of historical significance and in the 
     development of exhibitions and educational programs on the 
     history of the Senate and the U.S. Capitol;
       Whereas, Richard A. Baker has upheld the high standards and 
     traditions of the Senate with abiding devotion, and has 
     performed his Senate duties in an impartial and professional 
     manner;
       Whereas Richard A. Baker has earned the respect, affection, 
     and esteem of the United States Senate: Now, therefore, be it
       Resolved, That, effective September 1, 2009, as a token of 
     the appreciation of the Senate for his long and faithful 
     service, Richard A. Baker is hereby designated as Historian 
     Emeritus of the United States Senate.

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