July 29, 2009 - Issue: Vol. 155, No. 116 — Daily Edition111th Congress (2009 - 2010) - 1st Session
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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[Page S8279] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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. ____________________