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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 96 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 96

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

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to name the bridge previously known as Shoals Bridge, bridge number 50-75-10.66, located on County Route 75 in Shoals, West Virginia, the “Army Sgt. Paul Whitman Carroll Memorial Bridge”.

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll was born on April 25, 1919 in Shoals, West Virginia, where he was raised; and

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll graduated from Buffalo High School where he was president of the Future Farmers of America, played football and ran track; and

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll served in the army as a tank commander during World War II, achieving the rank of Sargent; and

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll was awarded the Purple Heart Medal as well as the European African Middle Eastern Service Ribbon; and

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll was a charter member of the Buffalo Athletic Boosters and was the owner of Carroll’s Grocery in Shoals, West Virginia for over 30 years; and

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9738, Buena Vista Lodge #60 AF & AM, Whites Creek; and

    Whereas, Paul Whitman Carroll retired as Post Master from the Shoals Post Office with 26 years of experience; and

    Whereas, It is fitting that the life and legacy of Paul Whitman Carroll be remembered through the dedication of a bridge in his honor; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways is requested to name the bridge previously known as Shoals Bridge, bridge number 50-75-10.66, located on County Route 27 in Shoals, West Virginia, the “Army Sgt. Paul Whitman Carroll Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is requested to have made, and be placed, signs identifying the bridge as the “Army Sgt. Paul Whitman Carroll Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and to the living family of the late Paul Whitman Carroll.

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