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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 52 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 52

(By Delegate Perdue and Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson)

 

 

 

Requesting that bridge 50-152-32.48 on State Route 152, in Wayne County, West Virginia, be named the “George William Brumfield Memorial Bridge.”

    Whereas, George William Brumfield was born November 10, 1923, in Huntington, West Virginia; and

    Whereas, George William Brumfield served his country with honor and distinction in the United State Army from March 31, 1943, until March 16, 1946, obtaining the rank of staff sergeant; and

    Whereas, Staff Sergeant George William Brumfield served in the central European campaign during World War II and received North African, Middle Eastern and European Ribbons as well as the American Theater Ribbon, the World War II Victory Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal; and

    Whereas, George William Brumfield was a long-time community leader and steward of Wayne County, and served as Mayor of the Town of Wayne and Chief of the Fire Department; and

    Whereas, George William Brumfield died July 15, 2006; and

    Whereas, The Brumfield family homestead is located on Route 152 near Wayne, West Virginia; and

    Whereas, The community of Wayne wishes to honor the memory of George William Brumfield for his many contributions to the community by naming in his honor Bridge 50-152-32.48 on State Route 152 in Wayne County, West Virginia, which adjoins his family homestead on State Route 152 near the Town of Wayne; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge 50-152-32.48 on State Route 152, in Wayne County, West Virginia, the “George William Brumfield Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of the Division of Highways is hereby requested to erect signs at both ends of the bridge containing bold and prominent letters proclaiming the bridge the “George William Brumfield Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways, and to Mrs. Ilene T. Brumfield, at Wayne, West Virginia, 25570.

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