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House Proceeding 03-26-07 on Mar 26th, 2007 :: 0:13:59 to 0:20:31
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Stephen Cohen

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Stephen Cohen

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Stephen Cohen: speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. mr. latourette is recognized. mr. latourette: this designates the federal building in memphis, tennessee, as the clifford davis/odell horton federal

Steven C. LaTourette

0:13:59 to 0:14:10( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: building. it honors judge horton's dedication to service. after service during the korean war and acquiring a law degree in houfered -- howard university, he was in practice. he served as an assistant

Steven C. LaTourette

0:13:59 to 0:20:31( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steven C. LaTourette

Steven C. LaTourette

0:14:10 to 0:14:24( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: united states attorney in memphis and appointment to the shelby county criminal court and serving as the president of lemois owen college. he was appointed for the western district of tennessee

Steven C. LaTourette

0:14:24 to 0:14:34( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: by president carter in 1980. he served as the chief judge from 1987 to 1993. and became a senior judge on may 16, 1995. two years later, he retired from the federal bench and sadly judge

Steven C. LaTourette

0:14:34 to 0:14:45( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: horton passed away last year. i support this legislation and encourage my colleagues to do the same. mr. speaker, i would reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

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reserves. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. cohen: thank you, mr. speaker. i'm prepared to yield back if there are any additional speakers. otherwise -- mr. latourette: mr. speaker, i yield

0:14:53 to 0:15:03( Edit History Discussion )

back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass the bill -- the gentleman. mr. cohen: i yield. the speaker pro tempore: the question

0:15:03 to 0:15:19( Edit History Discussion )

is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 753. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the

Stephen Cohen

0:15:19 to 0:15:37( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: rules are suspended, the bill is passed, and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. . without objection, the title is amended. the gentleman from tennessee is recognized.

Stephen Cohen

0:15:37 to 0:15:51( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: mr. kohn: i move to suspend the rules and pass 4r10189 to designate the federal building, i'm going to work on this one, mayaguez, puerto rico as the rafael martinez nadal united states customhouse

Stephen Cohen

0:15:51 to 0:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: building. the clerk: a bill to designate the united states customhouse building at luis gonzalez in mayaguez, puerto rico as the rafael martinez nadal united states customhouse building. the speaker

Stephen Cohen

0:16:11 to 0:16:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from tennessee, mr. cohen and mr. latourette will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from tennessee. mr. cohen: i ask

Stephen Cohen

0:16:21 to 0:16:47( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material material on h.r. 1019. a bill to designate the united states customhouse

Stephen Cohen

0:16:47 to 0:17:11( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: building at 31 luis gonzalez avenue at the rafael martinez nadal customhouse building. he was born in 1877, he resided and passed away in gawanabo. at 16 he was sent to barnes loana, spain, to

Stephen Cohen

0:17:11 to 0:17:27( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: study law. in august 1904 he returned to mayaguez and attempted to grow coffee. in 1908 he founded the political newspaper "el combate." in 1912 he obtained his law degree. he was considered

Stephen Cohen

0:17:27 to 0:17:42( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: one of the most famous criminal lawyers in his time. in 1914 he was elected to the chamber of delegates by the puerto rican republican party. he was re-elected the next five general elections.

Stephen Cohen

0:17:42 to 0:17:57( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: when the alliance of the union of the puerto rico party and the puerto rican republican party formed he left the republican party and initiated the pure republican party registered as the

Stephen Cohen

0:17:57 to 0:18:16( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: historical constitutional party. later he founded the republican union, worked to advance the ideal of statehood for puerto rico. in coalition with the socialist party the republican union triumphed

Stephen Cohen

0:18:16 to 0:18:35( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: in 1932 and 1936. he presided over the senate in both terms. he returned to his residence because of a serious illness. he died there on july 6, 1931. in honor of his contributions to the

Stephen Cohen

0:18:35 to 0:18:46( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: commonwealth of puerto rico, it is fitting and proper to designate the courthouse at 31 luis gonzalez as the rafael martinez ney dal customhouse building. the speaker pro tempore: mr. latourette

Stephen Cohen

0:18:46 to 0:19:08( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: is recognized. mr. latourette: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. latourette: h.r. 1019 introduced by congressman fortuno designates

Steven C. LaTourette

0:19:08 to 0:19:24( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: the customhouse building at 31 luis gonzalez avenue in mayaguez, puerto rico as the rafael martinez nadal customhouse building. rafael martinez nadal was born on april 22, 1877. in 1912 he became

Steven C. LaTourette

0:19:24 to 0:19:39( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: a lawyer and entered the political arena. he was considered one of the most famous criminal lawyers at that time. he was elected to puerto rookie's' house of representatives. in 1920 he was

Steven C. LaTourette

0:19:39 to 0:19:55( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: elected to puerto rico's senate where he served as its president. rafael martinez nadal was a strong defender of statehood in puerto rico, a political leader, a writer, a successful businessman,

Steven C. LaTourette

0:19:55 to 0:20:07( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: a brilliant orator and distinguished lawyer. i support this legislation, congratulate congressman fortuno and urge our colleagues to do the same and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro

Steven C. LaTourette

0:20:07 to 0:20:31( Edit History Discussion )

Steven C. LaTourette: tempore: the gentleman from tennessee. mr. cohen: are there any additional speakers? mr. latourette: if the majority has no additional speakers i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro

0:20:31 to 0:20:46( Edit History Discussion )

tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. cone -- cohen: i yield. i'm proud to be here on this bipartisan customs building. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields.

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