Resolution J411-2013

Mourning the death of Chief Edward H. Lockwood, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  mourning the death of Chief Edward H. Lockwood,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body  to  pay  tribute  to
citizens  of  the  State  of  New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, The firefighters of New York State  are  renowned  throughout
the  Nation; their reputation is synonymous with excellence in the ardu-
ous field of fire protection and prevention; and
  WHEREAS, Chief Edward H. Lockwood of Glenwood Landing, New York,  died
on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the age of 90; and
  WHEREAS,  Born  on March 15, 1922, Edward H. Lockwood honorably served
his country during World War II as a member of the 824th and 691st  tank
destroyer  unit in the European Theater of Operations: Ardennes, Norman-
dy, North France, Central Europe and Rhineland; and
  WHEREAS, Fire Chief Edward H. Lockwood ably served the  Glenwood  Fire
Department and his community as a 72-year member of the department; and
  WHEREAS,  Edward  H.  Lockwood distinguished himself in his profession
and by his  sincere  dedication  and  substantial  contribution  to  the
welfare of his community; and
  WHEREAS,  Chief Edward H. Lockwood's commitment to excellence, and his
spirit of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise,  includ-
ing charitable and civic endeavors; and
  WHEREAS,  Armed  with  a  humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Chief Edward H. Lockwood leaves behind a legacy  which  will
long  endure  the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory
to all he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
mourn  the  death of Chief Edward H. Lockwood, distinguished citizen and
devoted member of his community; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Chief Edward H. Lockwood.

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