Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a
dedicated public servant and dear friend of longstanding, Mr. Hilton R.
Segler. Sadly, Hilton passed away on July 4, 2019, at the age of 82.
His passing marks the close of a long and prolific life, and his
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today to pay tribute to a dedicated
leader and true champion for the law enforcement community, Mr. James
A. ``Bud'' Cody, Sr. Sadly, Bud passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to extend my
sincerest congratulations and Happy Birthday wishes to an inspirational
leader and true man of God, Pastor Sidney R. Crawford, who celebrated
his 101st birthday on Wednesday, June 6, 2019, with his family and
friends.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor an
outstanding Man of God, a devoted spiritual leader, and dear friend of
longstanding, Rev. Dr. Emmett S. Aniton, Jr., who will be celebrating
his 40th anniversary as the distinguished pastor of Friendship Baptist
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my sincere congratulations to the congregation of Nelson Chapel
African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Bainbridge, Georgia as the
church's membership and leadership celebrate a remarkable 150 years.
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor an
outstanding Man of God, a dedicated public servant, and dear friend of
longstanding, Rev. Dr. C. Medley Hayes, who celebrated his 30th
anniversary as the distinguished pastor of Greater Beulah Missionary
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I rise today, to pay tribute to a man of God,
respected public servant, and dear friend of longstanding, Reverend
Jasper R. Brown, Sr. Sadly, Reverend Brown transitioned from labor to
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today on behalf of
Americans affected by Sarcoidosis and other related inflammatory
diseases to observe April as National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month.
 
Sarcoidosis can affect any part of the body and cause serious
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a
distinguished scholar, dedicated attorney, and true visionary, Ms.
Sharon ``Nyota'' Tucker. Nyota was honored for her contributions to
academia and her community on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the
University of Georgia School of Law.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize an
outstanding Man of God, Bishop C. James King, Jr., the Presiding Bishop
of the Fourth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal
Church, which spans the state of Alabama. On Thursday, April 11, 2019,

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