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House Proceeding on Nov 16th, 2009 :: 0:11:20 to 0:13:45
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John J. Jr.Duncan

0:11:16 to 0:11:36( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: hazen hillyard through the passage of this legislation to designate the smithfield post office facility in his honor. i urge my colle in supporting h.r. 3767, and i now reserve the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: t chair recognizes the gentleman from tennessee.

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:11:20 to 0:13:45( Edit History Discussion )
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John J. Jr.Duncan

0:11:37 to 0:11:57( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: mr. duncan: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. i rise today in support of h.r. 3767 which designat the united states post office at 170 north main street in smithfield, utah, as the w. hazen hillyard post office building. mr. hazen hillyard of smithfield, utah, was born 1893 and grew up on his family's farm.

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:11:58 to 0:12:18( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: always active in his community, he served on the smithfield city council twice from 1930 to 1933 and again from 1964 to 1968 being re-elected after staying out of office for 31 years. while on the council, he worked tirelessly to upgrade the catalog of the records of

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:12:19 to 0:12:39( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: smithfield's city he was also instrumental in a numb of projects to butteify his hometown. a member of many civic organizations, mr. hillyard served on the smithfield historical heritage society, was vice charm of the cash valley council of the boy scouts, and was awarded the

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:12:40 to 0:13:04( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: silver beaver award in recognition of his long service to scouting programs. mr. hillyard was also active in the lions club of smithfields a was awarded their outstanding citizen award in 1974. as my colleague, the gentleman from massachusetts, has mengeds, mr. hilliard was --

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:13:05 to 0:13:25( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: mentioned, mr. hillyard was postmaster in 1954. he was so active, as my colleague has mentioned, that he was elected president of the postmasters association in 1952. and undes leadership and direction, the smithfield post office grew in size. and was able to start home delivery and other services.

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:13:26 to 0:13:46( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: throughout his life, mr. hillyard was a central anything smithfield, dedicating his life to the advancement othat city. he did live a long life and passed away in 1992 at the age of 1999, as my colleague has mentioned, this is a very

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