Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Congressional Record Statements

Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a great
soldier, dedicated husband, loving father, and loyal friend to many,
Mr. Ralph William Hall. Sadly, Mr. Hall passed away on December 18,
2018. His funeral service will be held on January 5, 2019 at 11 am at
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations and best wishes to an outstanding
leader and exceptional public servant, Chattahoochee County Sheriff
Glynn Cooper. Sheriff Cooper will be retiring from his position as
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to pay tribute to an outstanding
civic leader, public servant of Georgia, and friend of longstanding,
David Bryan Poythress. Sadly, David passed away on Sunday, January 15,
2017.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to pay tribute to an outstanding
spiritual and community leader, the Reverend Richard Gammage, Pastor of
New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia. Sadly,
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
rise today to recognize my alma mater, Morehouse College in Atlanta,
Georgia, as it celebrates 150 years of educating, training, and
empowering outstanding leaders. The year-long Sesquicentennial
Celebration began in January 2017 and will include many events for
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and privilege to
rise today to recognize a legendary baseball player, great
philanthropist, and outstanding citizen, Henry L. ``Hank'' Aaron. Hank
and his wife, Billye, will be honored by the Mobile Area Mardi Gras
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to
one of the most courageous and distinctive military leaders of our
time, Lieutenant General Harold ``Hal'' G. Moore, the commander at the
Battle of la Drang in the Vietnam War in 1965. Sadly, LTG Moore passed
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Karen
Baynes-Dunning for her noteworthy work as a lawyer and former Juvenile
Court judge in the state of Georgia. Ms. Baynes-Dunning will be honored
at the 18th Annual Justice Robert Benham Awards for Community Service
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the
work and service of a prominent attorney, exemplary civil rights
leader, and former Georgia State Senator, the Honorable Leroy Reginald
Johnson. Senator Johnson will be honored at the 18th Annual Justice
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to Mrs. Emma Brown,
who is celebrating her 100th birthday on Sunday, March 12, 2017. On
this day, the Greater Beallwood Baptist Church in Columbus, Georgia

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