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Introduced by: Frenz, Crooks


        A RESOLUTION honoring Minnie Armstrong Kearby on her 111th birthday.

    Whereas, Minnie Armstrong Kearby was born April 14, 1893, in Ireland, Indiana, to Warren and Carrie Armstrong Kearby;

    Whereas, On April 14, 2004, Minnie Armstrong Kearby will celebrate her 111th birthday, making her the oldest Hoosier;

    Whereas, Minnie and her husband, Edgar Kearby, were married October 17, 1919, and had one son, Harley;

    Whereas, Minnie Armstrong Kearby has witnessed

enormous change in Indiana and the country during her lifetime;

    Whereas, Minnie Armstrong Kearby and all older Hoosiers can offer tremendous insight into the state's history; and

    Whereas, Centenarians like Minnie Armstrong Kearby play an important role in establishing a feeling of connection to the past for the younger generations of the state of Indiana: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives congratulates Minnie Armstrong Kearby on her 111th birthday and wishes her health and happiness in the future.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmits a copy of this resolution to Minnie Armstrong Kearby and her family.


HR 1552/DI 84



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