Senate
House
Joint
Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports
Educational
Contact
home
home

scr39 intr - Copy Senate Concurrent Resolution 39 History

OTHER VERSIONS  -  Introduced Version  |     |  Email


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 39

(By Senators Wills and Klempa)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways name West Virginia 20 between the city of Cowen and the Webster and Nicholas county lines the “Chief Samuel ‘Ed’ Plummer Memorial Highway”.

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer was born on June 27, 1901, and passed away in October, 1995; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer dedicated most of his life to the service of the people as a police officer in the cities of Camden-on-Gauley and Clay, West Virginia; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer served as the chief of police for the city of Camden-on-Gauley from 1949 to 1951 and 1963 to 1972; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer served as the chief of police for the city of Clay from 1958 to 1963; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer was injured in the line of duty serving as the city of Clay’s chief of police and after sustaining multiple stab wounds, was still able to apprehend all of his assailants; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer performed his duties without ever driving an automobile, by walking the beat and personally engaging the community he was sworn to protect; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer was an avid storyteller and recounted many of his experiences serving as an officer of the law to his family, friends, neighbors and community members, where to this day, those that knew him and heard his stories can recall them word for word; and

    Whereas, Samuel Edward Plummer was a committed and respected officer of the law and worked tirelessly protecting the communities of Camden-on-Gauley and Clay. He was a beloved grandfather who passed away after many years in the service to his communities and will be missed by all who knew him; and

    Whereas, The life of Samuel Edward Plummer shall be recognized and honored; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Division of Highways name West Virginia 20 between the city of Cowen and the Webster and Nicholas county lines the “Chief Samuel ‘Ed’ Plummer Memorial Highway”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the highway as the “Chief Samuel ‘Ed’ Plummer Memorial Highway”; 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 Samuel Edward Plummer.

This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2014 West Virginia Legislature **