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 recognize the
undefeated 2018-2019 AAAA Girls Basketball Georgia State Champions, the
George Washington Carver High School Tigers of Columbus, Georgia. The
team commemorated this significant milestone on Sunday, March 17, 2019,
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize the
2018-2019 AAAAA Football Georgia State Champions, the Bainbridge High
School Bearcats of Bainbridge, Georgia. The team will be celebrating
this significant milestone with a celebration on Monday, March 18,
2019, at Centennial Field in Bainbridge, Georgia.
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a
distinguished and staunch advocate for our nation's military, and dear
friend of longstanding, Mr. W. Parker Greene, Sr. Sadly, Mr. Greene
passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at the age of 86. He leaves
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia.  Madam Speaker, it is my great honor to extend
a heartfelt congratulations to the American Peanut Shellers Association
(APSA) as it celebrates 100 years in leading the effort to expand and
advance the American peanut industry. The APSA will be celebrating this
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
husband, father, community servant, and soldier, LTC (Ret.) Jerry
``Jay'' White II. Sadly, LTC White passed away on September 20, 2018. A
funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Old
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is with a heavy heart and
solemn remembrance that I pay tribute to a great man, outstanding
public servant, and dear friend of longstanding, Mr. James Austin
Jenkins, Jr. Mr. Jenkins passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019. A
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a loving
husband, dedicated father, doting grandfather, distinguished educator,
and committed servant to humankind, Mr. William ``W.T.'' Thomas Henry.
Sadly, W.T. passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019. His funeral will
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 great man and
outstanding public servant, the former Sheriff of Early County,
Georgia, Mr. Jimmie Ray Murkerson. Sadly, Sheriff Murkerson passed away
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a
distinguished public servant, dedicated statesman, mentor, and dear
friend of longstanding, The Honorable Jack T. Brinkley, Sr. Sadly, Jack
passed away on January 23, 2019, at the age of 88. His passing marks
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor a
dedicated woman of God, great wife, steadfast mother, and friend of
longstanding, Mrs. Johnnie Lee Brown Collier. Sadly, Mrs. Collier
passed away on December 27, 2018. Her funeral service was held on
Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11 am at the Fourth Street Missionary

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