Resolution J2185-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison upon the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

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  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison upon
the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Dorothy Mae Caswell and James Stowe  Morrison  were  united  in
marriage  on  April  11,  1953, at the Canton Methodist Church, with the
Reverend C.  Stanton Williams officiating; and
  WHEREAS, The bride is the  daughter  of  the  late  Flora  and  Andrew
Caswell,  and  the  groom, the son of the late Flora and Orrin Morrison;
and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Morrison celebrated their 60th Wedding  Anniver-
sary  with  family  and friends at a party held at the DeKalb Fire Hall;
and
  WHEREAS, Mr. Morrison graduated from Lisbon High School in  1947,  and
is retired after 39 years as a farmer and union carpenter; and
  WHEREAS,  Mr.  Morrison  is  also a member of the DeKalb Junction Fire
Department; and
  WHEREAS, Mrs. Morrison graduated from Canton High School in 1952,  and
Potsdam  State  University College in 1972; she is retired from teaching
after a 20-year career; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Morrison are  the  parents  of  eight  children,
Sheryl, James, Andrew, Wrenette (Wendy), Daniel, Dixie, Lori, and Scott,
and  the  loving  grandparents  of 10 grandchildren and one great-grand-
daughter; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison 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. James Morrison have lived and continue to live
their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating 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,  They  have  passed  these  same  values 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. James Morrison 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. James Morrison upon the occasion of  celebrat-
ing their 60th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison.

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