Resolution J637-2013

Congratulating George A. Hall upon the occasion of celebrating his 105th Birthday

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  • Mar 7, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 7, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 28, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating George A. Hall upon the occasion
of celebrating his 105th Birthday

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body  to  commemorate  and
recognize certain milestones celebrated by citizens of this great Nation
and Empire State; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  George  A.  Hall of Allegany, New York, upon the occasion of cele-
brating his 105th Birthday; and
  WHEREAS, George A. Hall, with his zest for life,  will  celebrate  his
105th  birthday,  surrounded by family and friends, on Sunday, March 10,
2013, in Allegany, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 15,  1908,  to  Albert  and
Della  May  Hall,  George A. Hall has lived in Allegany since he was one
year old; and
  WHEREAS, George A. Hall married his late wife, Luella,  in  1932;  the
couple enjoyed traveling together throughout the United States and Cana-
da; and
  WHEREAS, After working on a farm a year after being married, George A.
Hall  began a new job with the WPA works project in Allegany State Park;
he then went to work at his uncle's lumber business; and
  WHEREAS, George A. Hall later took on a new job at the Van  Der  Horst
Corporation  in  Olean,  New  York; during World War II, he often worked
seven days a week to support the war effort by providing chrome  plating
for  guns; he retired from that job in 1972 after working there for more
than 28 years; and
  WHEREAS, An active member of the First Presbyterian Church of  Allega-
ny,  George  A.  Hall  has attended the church since the age of five; he
spent many years serving as a handyman for the church; and
  WHEREAS, George A. Hall continues to live in his own home in Allegany,
cooking meals and even mowing his lawn; he  enjoys  watching  sports  on
television and is an avid reader; and
  WHEREAS, This distinguished gentleman, who has experienced the incred-
ible  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 members; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize and honor the lives of beloved citizens who have reached a  remark-
able age and who have witnessed and celebrated the innovations, cultural
developments  and  awesome  achievements of this country during the last
Century; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  George  A. Hall upon the occasion of celebrating his 105th
Birthday; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to George A. Hall.

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