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 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
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 distinguished
civil rights leader, an inspirational spiritual leader, and true man of God, Reverend Doctor Cameron Madison
Alexander, the beloved Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church North in
Apr 2, 2020 Congressional Record Statement
Mr. BISHOP of Georgia. Madam Speaker, it is my honor and pleasure to
extend my personal congratulations and best wishes to a dear friend of
longstanding and servant of humankind, The Honorable Judge William C.
Randall, Chief Judge of the Civil and Magistrate Courts of Macon-Bibb
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 remarkable
statesman, public servant, Georgia State Representative, and friend of
longstanding--Mr. Robert ``Bob'' Paul Hanner, Sr. Sadly, Representative
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 will be held on
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

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