SENATE RESOLUTION 16--RELATIVE TO THE DEATH OF JOHN CHESTER CULVER, FORMER UNITED STATES SENATOR FOR THE STATE OF IOWA; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 5
(Senate - January 10, 2019)

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  SENATE RESOLUTION 16--RELATIVE TO THE DEATH OF JOHN CHESTER CULVER, 
           FORMER UNITED STATES SENATOR FOR THE STATE OF IOWA

  Mr. GRASSLEY (for himself, Ms. Ernst, Mr. Alexander, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. 
Barrasso, Mr. Bennet, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Blunt, Mr. 
Booker, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Braun, Mr. Brown, Mr. Burr, Ms. Cantwell, Mrs. 
Capito, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Carper, Mr. Casey, Mr. Cassidy, Ms. Collins, 
Mr. Coons, Mr. Cornyn, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Cramer, Mr. 
Crapo, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Daines, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Enzi, Mrs. 
Feinstein, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Gardner, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Graham, Ms. 
Harris, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Hawley, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Hoeven, 
Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Jones, Mr. 
Kaine, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. King, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Leahy, 
Mr. Lee, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Markey, Mr. McConnell, Ms. McSally, Mr. 
Menendez, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Moran, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Murphy, Mrs. 
Murray, Mr. Paul, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Peters, Mr. Portman, Mr. Reed, Mr. 
Risch, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Romney, Ms.

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Rosen, Mr. Rounds, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Sasse, Mr. Schatz, Mr. 
Schumer, Mr. Scott of Florida, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mrs. 
Shaheen, Mr. Shelby, Ms. Sinema, Ms. Smith, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Sullivan, 
Mr. Tester, Mr. Thune, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Udall, Mr. Van 
Hollen, Mr. Warner, Ms. Warren, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Wyden, 
and Mr. Young) submitted the following resolution; which was considered 
and agreed to:

                               S. Res. 16

       Relative to the death of John Chester Culver, former United 
     States Senator for the State of Iowa.
       Whereas John Chester Culver was born in Rochester, 
     Minnesota and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa;
       Whereas John Chester Culver graduated from Harvard 
     University and Harvard Law School;
       Whereas John Chester Culver served his country in the 
     United States Marine Corps from 1955-1958;
       Whereas John Chester Culver was elected to the United 
     States House of Representatives in 1964 and served 5 terms as 
     a Representative from the State of Iowa;
       Whereas John Chester Culver was elected to the United 
     States Senate in 1974 and served the people of Iowa in the 
     Senate with honor and distinction for 1 term;
       Whereas as a Senator, John Chester Culver spearheaded a 
     commission to modernize the procedures of the Senate, 
     including an increased use of computerized floor status 
     updates and committee schedules;
       Whereas John Chester Culver was known for his hard work and 
     independence; Now, therefore, be it
       Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow 
     and deep regret the announcement of the death of the 
     Honorable John Chester Culver, 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 John Chester Culver.

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