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Introduced Version Senate Resolution 57 History

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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 57

(By Senators McCabe, Tomblin (Mr. President), Barnes, Boley, Bowman, Browning, Caruth, Chafin, Deem, Edgell, D. Facemire, K. Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Green, Guills, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Kessler, Laird, Minard, Oliverio, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White,

Williams and Yost)


Memorializing the life of Gene Carte, former Fayette County Commissioner, former employee of the West Virginia Senate and dedicated public servant.

Whereas, Gene Carte was born on January 28, 1946, in Charleston, West Virginia, the only child of the late Dorothy Virginia and Gene Carte Sr.; and
Whereas, Gene Carte was raised in Smithers, West Virginia, and graduated from Montgomery High School in 1963, West Virginia University in 1967, and the West Virginia University College of Law in 1970. Gene was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, and was president of his law class; and
Whereas, Gene Carte served in the United States Navy and the United States Army, attaining the rank of Captain in the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. In January 1974, Gene received the Joint Service Commendation Medal from the Department of Defense for meritorious service; and
Whereas, In addition to practicing law for 20 years in Fayetteville, West Virginia, Gene Carte served as a Fayette County Commissioner from 1986 to 2000, and prior to that as an assistant Fayette County prosecutor; and
Whereas, Gene Carte served as counsel to the West Virginia Senate Committee on Economic Development from 2000 to 2010; and
Whereas, Gene Carte was an avid reader, a tennis player, a philosopher and poet, a trout fisherman, and an adventurer and traveler; and
Whereas, Sadly, Gene Carte passed away on February 27, 2010, leaving behind his beloved wife Ann, his sons Clint and David, and a host of family and friends, all of whom will miss him dearly; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby memorializes the life of Gene Carte, former Fayette County Commissioner, former employee of the West Virginia Senate and dedicated public servant; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate extends its sincere sympathy at the passing of Gene Carte; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to family of Gene Carte.
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