Resolution J1096-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan upon the occasion of celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan
upon the occasion of celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Archie Earl Buchanan and the  former  Barbara  Elizabeth  Klock
were  united in marriage on January 14, 1938, in Cape Vincent, New York;
  WHEREAS, Archie Earl Buchanan is the son of the late Myron and  Bertha
Buchanan,  and  Barbara  Elizabeth  Buchanan is the daughter of the late
Percy and Alice Klock; and
  WHEREAS, Archie Earl Buchanan worked on his family's farm and was also
employed by the Niagara Mohawk Power Company, retiring after 40 years of
service; in addition, he worked for Dobbins Auto Parts for 20 years; and
  WHEREAS, Barbara Elizabeth Buchanan graduated from Cape  Vincent  High
School  and  was  a  homemaker; she enjoys reading and solving crossword
puzzles; and
  WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of seven children, Michael, David,
Gregory, Bonnie, Sue, Donna and Debbie and have 21 grandchildren as well
as 36 great-grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan are and always have been  a
tower  of  strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and
  WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and  responsiveness
to  their  family,  friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan have lived and continue  to
live  their  lives  with  great dignity and genuine grace, always demon-
strating a deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals,  and
in so doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and
  WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit that this couple has invested in their marriage; and
  WHEREAS,  These  same  values  they  have  passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of  its  individual
members,  public-minded  in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan have touched the  lives  of
their  family  and  many  friends  through  the shining example of their
marriage, which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they
possess for one another; and
  WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks  a  mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should  be
memorialized  by  us  for  the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Archie  Earl Buchanan upon the occasion of
celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan.


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