Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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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
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 and outstanding citizen, Ms. Kay H. Hind, on the
occasion of her retirement from the SOWEGA Council on Aging in Albany,
Georgia on Friday, March 31, 2017.
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
 Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations to an exceptional community leader
and outstanding citizen, Mrs. Rhudine Warren Nelson Dorsey, fondly
known as Dina, as she celebrates 45 years of service with the Georgia
Legal Services Program.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
MOMENT OF SILENCE HONORING FORMER REPRESENTATIVE DAWSON MATHIS
 
(Mr. BISHOP of Georgia asked and was given permission to address the
House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
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. Pearl
Biggs, who is celebrating her 100th birthday on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. A
birthday celebration will be held for Mrs. Biggs on Saturday, April 29,
2017.
 
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations to Mr. Richard ``Ricky'' McCorkle,
Superintendent of the Marion County School District, on his retirement
after 30 years as an educator and civic leader. He will be honored at a
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an
outstanding artist and homegrown legend, the late great Gregg Allman.
Sadly, on Saturday, May 27, 2017, Gregg passed away peacefully at his
home in Savannah, Georgia. A private funeral was held in his hometown

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