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House Proceeding on Feb 13th, 2008 :: 5:04:37 to 5:10:52
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resolution is earnest ever yet just who lived from 1883 to 1941. he grew up in charleston, something s. and was the son of a dock builder. he dedicated his life to biol gray research. he settled

John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: the fundamental role of cell surface. he performed his research in the district of columbia, chicago, and massachusetts. as well as in italy,ly germany, and france. he was truly a trail blazer

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Speech By: John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: during the time when african-american researchers were rare and underappreciated. the third individual to be honored is archibald alexanderer who lived from 1888 to 1958, born in iowa. the son

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John Jr.Conyers: of a janitor, alexander was the first african-american to graduate from the university of iowa. he studied bridge design in london, england, and founded his own business in the 1920's. he and his

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John Jr.Conyers: partners designed and contructed -- constructed many roads and bridges, including the whitehurst freeway, the tidal basin bridge, and extension to the baltimore-washington parkway. he designed

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John Jr.Conyers: the tuss degee airfield and the iowa state university heating and cooling system. he was truly a renaissance man. he excelled in football, designed highway infrastructure, and served as governor

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John Jr.Conyers: of the u.s. virgin islands. and finally, my resolution honors david nelson crosswaite jr. who lived from 1898 to 1976. he was born in nashville, tennessee, and grew up in kansas city, missouri.

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John Jr.Conyers: after graduating from purdue university in 1913 where he studied mechanical engineering, he took a job with the c.a. dunnam company. during his 40 years with the company he became and expert on

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John Jr.Conyers: treat transfer, air ventilation, and central air conditioning. he authored a manual on heating and cooling with water. he also wrote guides and standards as well as codes that dealt with heating

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John Jr.Conyers: ventilation, refrigeration, and conditioning -- air conditioning systems. during the 1920's and 1930's, he invented an improved boiler, a new theostat controlled, and new differential vacuum pump.

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John Jr.Conyers: all more effective for the heating systems in larger buildings. he also held numerous patents and designed the heating system for radio city music hall at the rockefeller center. these four

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John Jr.Conyers: individuals and so many others overcame the tremendous personal challenges to excel in their careers and benefit society. the national society of black engineers has chosen to lift up these

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John Jr.Conyers: innovators and i thank the society fo r its helpful input in designing this resolution. to let their light shine as an example to the thousands of young african-american students across the nation.

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John Jr.Conyers: the message of their lives that of black history month and that of the resolution will challenge, hopefully, and with challenge comes perseverance. with perseverance come endurance. with endurance

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John Jr.Conyers: comes strength. and with strength comes success. it is my goal to wish success to all students of color who aspire to future careers in science technology and engineering. engineering and path.

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John Jr.Conyers: i thank you, mr. speaker. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from missouri. mr. akin: thank

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John Jr.Conyers: you, mr. speaker. i rise today in strong support of house resolution 966. it's fitting that this congress is also considering the gentlelady from texas, ms. johnson's, resolution on the same day that we

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John Jr.Conyers: are celebrating national eng nears week. res. 8966 honors african-american inventors past, present for their leadership, courage, and significant contributions to our national competitiveness. three of the men

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John Jr.Conyers: we honor today were engineers. the fourth a renowned biologist. their contributions to our nation are many. their drive to achieve success often in the face of adversity, and their recognition

Lamar S. Smith

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Lamar S. Smith: today highly deserved. we owe a debt of gratitude to garrett augustus morgan for the contributions he made to public safety, with safety helmet, gas mask, and traffic signal inventions. earnest everyyet

Lamar S. Smith

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Speech By: Lamar S. Smith

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