Resolution J164-2013

Congratulating William Mason upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday



  • Jan 24, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 16, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating William Mason upon the occasion of
celebrating his 100th Birthday on February 6, 2013

WHEREAS,  Senior  citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society;  their  past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate William
Mason upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday; and
  WHEREAS,  William  Mason  of Fulton, New York, was born on February 6,
1913; and
  WHEREAS, A Fulton native, who currently resides in Oswego,  New  York,
William  Mason  is  retired from Black Clawson where he was a purchasing
manager; and
  WHEREAS, Affectionately known as "Willie", this remarkable centenarian
attributes his longevity to enjoying the happy things in life; and
  WHEREAS, William Mason is known for always having  a  smile  to  share
with  everyone he meets, and enjoys daily walks and socializing with his
friends; and
  WHEREAS, This distinguished man, who has  experienced  the  incredible
joys  and  sorrows  characteristic  of  and  reserved for those with the
stamina and courage to savor a full life, has inspired the lives of  his
many friends and family; and
  WHEREAS,  This  beloved man has enriched the lives of those around him
through his joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
  WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly  recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and  celebrated  the  innovations,  cultural  developments  and  awesome
achievements of this country during the last century,  while  themselves
contributing  to  the  growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  William Mason upon the occasion of his 100th Birthday; and
be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to William Mason.


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