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April 27, 2005
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Read the first time April 19, 2005.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 425) to request that the Department of Transportation name the bridge that crosses Thompson Creek along South Carolina Highway 9 in the Town of Chesterfield the "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge" and to, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
ROBERT W. LEACH, SR. for Committee.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES THOMPSON CREEK ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 9 IN THE TOWN OF CHESTERFIELD THE "HOOVER FAY BELL BRIDGE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS BRIDGE THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "HOOVER FAY BELL BRIDGE".
Whereas, the Honorable Hoover Fay Bell was born on February 22, 1921 in Wampee, the son of O. J. and Reatha (Carter) Bell; and
Whereas, he attended Clemson College from 1938 to 1940, and obtained his Bachelor of Legal Letters from the University of South Carolina in 1951; and
Whereas, Mr. Bell served as Mayor of Chesterfield from 1955-1957, and as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1961 to 1971; and
Whereas, Mr. Bell has been actively involved in his community through his service with the Civitan Club, Service Club, and the American Legion; and
Whereas, he has served in numerous capacities as a member of Chesterfield Presbyterian Church; and
Whereas, he is the recipient of the W. D. Craig Lifetime Community Service Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Chesterfield citizen; and
Whereas, it is fitting and proper for the members of the General Assembly to recognize this great South Carolinian by naming the bridge that crosses Thompson Creek along South Carolina Highway 9 in the Town of Chesterfield in his honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly request that the Department of Transportation name the bridge that crosses Thompson Creek along South Carolina Highway 9 in the Town of Chesterfield the "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge" and to erect appropriate markers or signs at this bridge that contain the words "Hoover Fay Bell Bridge".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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