SENATE RESOLUTION 444--RELATIVE TO THE DEATH OF HARLAN MATHEWS, FORMER UNITED STATES SENATOR FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE; Congressional Record Vol. 160, No. 72
(Senate - May 13, 2014)

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SENATE RESOLUTION 444--RELATIVE TO THE DEATH OF HARLAN MATHEWS, FORMER 
            UNITED STATES SENATOR FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE

  Mr. ALEXANDER (for himself, Mr. Corker, Mr. Reid, Mr. McConnell, Ms. 
Ayotte, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Begich, Mr. Bennet, Mr. 
Blumenthal, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Booker, Mr. Boozman, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Brown, 
Mr. Burr, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Carper, Mr. Casey, Mr. 
Chambliss, Mr. Coats, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, Mr. Coons, 
Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Donnelly, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Enzi, 
Mrs. Feinstein, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Flake, Mr. Franken, Mrs. Gillibrand, 
Mr. Graham, Mr. Grassley, Mrs. Hagan, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Hatch, Mr. 
Heinrich, Ms. Heitkamp, Mr. Heller, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Hoeven, Mr. Inhofe, 
Mr. Isakson, Mr. Johanns, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, Mr. Johnson of 
South Dakota, Mr. Kaine, Mr. King, Mr. Kirk, Ms. Klobuchar, Ms. 
Landrieu, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Lee, Mr. Levin, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Markey, Mr. 
McCain, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Merkley, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. 
Moran, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Murphy, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Paul, 
Mr. Portman, Mr. Pryor, Mr. Reed, Mr. Risch, Mr. Roberts, Mr. 
Rockefeller, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Schumer, Mr. 
Scott, Mr. Sessions, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Shelby, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. 
Tester, Mr. Thune, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Udall of New 
Mexico, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Warner, Ms. Warren, Mr. Whitehouse, 
Mr. Wicker, and Mr. Wyden) submitted the following resolution; which 
was considered and agreed to:

                              S. Res. 444

       Whereas Harlan Mathews served in the United States Navy 
     during World War II from 1944 to 1946;
       Whereas in 1950 Harlan Mathews began his career in public 
     service by working as an advisor to Governor Gordon Browning, 
     and between 1950 and 1987 would serve as a top advisor to 
     four governors of the State of Tennessee;
       Whereas Harlan Mathews also served as Tennessee's 
     Commissioner of Finance, and in 1974 was elected State 
     Treasurer by the Tennessee General Assembly;
       Whereas in 1993, while serving as a Deputy Governor, 
     Governor Ned McWherter appointed Harlan Mathews to the United 
     States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by former Senator Al 
     Gore being elected Vice President of the United States;
       Whereas Harlan Mathews served on the Energy and Natural 
     Resources and the Foreign Relations Committees;
       Whereas during his tenure in the United States Senate, 
     Harlan Mathews served with distinction and integrity, and 
     worked to be a quiet force for good for those he represented; 
     Now, therefore, be it
       Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow 
     and deep regret the announcement of the death of the 
     Honorable Harlan Mathews, former member of the United States 
     Senate.
       Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate communicate 
     these resolutions to the House of Representatives and 
     transmit an enrolled copy thereof to the family of the 
     deceased.
       Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns today, it stand 
     adjourned as a further mark of respect to the memory of the 
     Honorable Harlan Mathews.

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