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House Proceeding 05-07-09 on May 7th, 2009 :: 0:44:05 to 0:47:00
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Robert B. Aderholt

0:44:02 to 0:44:24( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: i ask th moment of silence. the speaker pro tempore: so

Robert B. Aderholt

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Robert B. Aderholt

0:44:25 to 0:44:45( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: ordered. mr. baird: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: i recognize mr. poe of texas. for what purpose does the gentleman from alabama rise? >> i ask for unanimous consent to claim my time. the speaker pro tempore: without

Robert B. Aderholt

0:44:46 to 0:45:06( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: objection. >> mr. speaker, today, i rise to congratulate, pay tribute and honor a great american on the occasion of his 100th birthday. john a. garrett turns 100 years old this sunday. the governor of alabama has declared this sunday john a. garrett day in the state and the bay of montgomery has done the

Robert B. Aderholt

0:45:07 to 0:45:28( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: same in our state's capital city. i want to join in sharing my best wishes with those loved ones and friends who will be sharing in this sell baiting the milestone on sunday in snowden, alabama. john garrett was the 4th from the oldest of 10 children.

Robert B. Aderholt

0:45:29 to 0:45:50( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: he is the last surving sibling in his family. john a. as he is called by his friends, attended auburn university, which was called the alabama polly tech nick institute and graduated with a degree in civil engineering in 1936. he met the love of his life, ms.

Robert B. Aderholt

0:45:51 to 0:46:13( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: katherine stowers. they have two daughters, mary john and kitty walter. john a. is one of those type of individuals that when you meet him, you can't help but like him. he has received numerous awards throughout his career. john a. was quite a multitasker during his career, which spanned

Robert B. Aderholt

0:46:14 to 0:46:35( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: many decades, whether it was during the second world war as he served in the core of civil engineers or as a state director of the former's home administration where he served under president nixon and president forward's administration. john a. was a gentleman farmer and served at the alabama farm bureau and also did work in

Robert B. Aderholt

0:46:36 to 0:46:56( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: construction and at the age of 76 he found the alabama rural water administration, which he served for 17 years. but of all the things that john a. is known for, probably his great story telling ranks among the top. mr. speaker, on this momentous occasion on reaching a century mark, which very few people get the opportunity to sell bait, i

Robert B. Aderholt

0:46:57 to 0:47:00( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: wish this great american all the best, many more years to come

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