Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Congressional Record Statements

Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a terrific
educator, strong civic leader, dedicated man of God, and dear friend to
my wife, Vivian and me, Harvey Milner, Sr., who retired from his
position as Deputy Director of Public Services for the Columbus Public
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I pay tribute to an outstanding civic leader
and public servant of Georgia, a pillar in the Colquitt County
community, and a friend of longstanding, Commissioner Luke P. Strong,
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 exceptional
community leader, an outstanding citizen, and a dear friend of
longstanding, Ms. Judith Tucker, on the occasion of her retirement.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a dedicated
man of God, community servant, Civil Rights Leader, family man and
friend of longstanding, Rev. Elijah Smith, Sr. Sadly, Rev. Smith passed
away on October 2, 2017. His funeral service will be held on Saturday,
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and birthday wishes to a dedicated man of God
and community servant, Reverend Gozie E. Penson, who is celebrating his
100th birthday at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Holiday Inn
Apr 1, 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 Mr. Richard S.
Monson. Richard has been the driving force behind Southwest Georgia
Farm Credit in Bainbridge, Georgia for 18 years and currently serves as
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a beloved
educator and outstanding citizen, Mr. Paschal Ward. Mr. Ward will be
retiring from his post as the Director of Bands at Bainbridge High
School. He will be honored by the administration, faculty, students,
Apr 1, 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
businesswoman, dedicated public servant, mentor to many, trailblazer,
and one of Georgia's most prolific women's rights advocates, Dr. Rita
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a dedicated
husband, loving father, community activist and an outstanding Man of
God, Pastor Ronald G. Toney, Sr., who is celebrating his 25th
anniversary as the distinguished pastor of Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church
Apr 1, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
  Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to honor a dynamic woman of faith,
dedicated wife, magnificent mother, loving grandmother, trailblazer,
prolific author, skilled entrepreneur, public official, mentor to many

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