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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 26 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 26

(By Senators Wells, Palumbo, Stollings, Plymale and McCabe)


Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 320-81-3.57, located in Kanawha County, the "Private First Class Vernon L. Dillard Memorial Bridge".

Whereas, Vernon L. Dillard was born in 1920,in Kanawha County, West Virginia; and
Whereas, Vernon L. Dillard enlisted in the United States Army in August of 1941; and
Whereas, Vernon L. Dillard served honorably in the United States Army during World War II and was engaged in combat in both Germany and France; and
Whereas, Vernon L. Dillard was wounded twice by enemy fire and received the Purple Heart for his sacrifice; and
Whereas, Sadly, Vernon L. Dillard was fatally wounded in battle on April 25, 1945; and
Whereas, It is fitting, to honor the memory of Vernon L. Dillard, who made the ultimate sacrifice for his state and country, by naming bridge number 320-81-3.57, located in Kanawha County, the "Private First Class Vernon L. Dillard Memorial Bridge"; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways name bridge number 320-81-3.57, located in Kanawha County, the "Private First Class Vernon L. Dillard Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Private First Class Vernon L. Dillard Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of Vernon L. Dillard.
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