November 30, 2017 - Issue: Vol. 163, No. 195 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 1st Session
CELEBRATING BEULAH MELOCHE'S 111TH BIRTHDAY; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 195
(Extensions of Remarks - November 30, 2017)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E1626] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] CELEBRATING BEULAH MELOCHE'S 111TH BIRTHDAY ______ HON. ELISE M. STEFANIK of new york in the house of representatives Thursday, November 30, 2017 Ms. STEFANIK. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate Beulah Meloche for turning 111 years old. Ms. Meloche was born on November 23, 1906, in the town of Chazy, New York. At the time of her birth, Teddy Roosevelt was president and the average life expectancy was only 47 years. Having grown up in Plattsburgh, Ms. Meloche now resides happily at the RiverLedge Health Care Rehabilitation Center in Ogdensburg, New York. As a supercentenarian, Ms. Meloche is one of only about 70 like her in the United States. On behalf of New York's 21st District, I am proud to wish Ms. Meloche all the best on her birthday. Her longevity is a testament to the human spirit and an inspiration for the country. ____________________