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scr8 amended Senate Concurrent Resolution 8 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8

(By Senators Browning and Green)


Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 55-16/39- 0.73 (4983), on County Route 16/39, on Moran Avenue in Mullens, West Virginia, the "Charles V. Stewart Memorial Bridge".

Whereas, Charles V. Stewart was born June 6, 1903, in Rockview, West Virginia; and
Whereas, Charles V. Stewart was married to his beloved wife Theresa on June 6, 1929, in Coalwood, West Virginia; and
Whereas, Charles V. Stewart was principal of Glen Rogers High School, Ben Dunman School and Mullens High School between the years of 1926-1953, when he retired; and
Whereas, Charles V. Stewart, together with his wife, owned and co-edited The Mullen Advocate for 27 years; and
Whereas, Charles V. Stewart was a member of the Board of Directors of The People's Bank of Mullens for a number of years; and
Whereas, Charles V. Stewart's contributions to the people of Mullens and Wyoming County will benefit many future generations of West Virginians; and
Whereas, Sadly, at the age of 70, Charles V. Stewart passed away from injuries received in an automobile accident; and
Whereas, It is fitting to honor Charles V. Stewart by naming a bridge in his memory; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 55-16/39-0.73 (4983), on County Route 16/39, on Moran Avenue in Mullens, West Virginia, the "Charles V. Stewart 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 "Charles V. Stewart 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 to the family of Charles V. Stewart.
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