Introduced Version



     A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the life of former Indiana State Senator Dale Barrett


     , read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)



    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring the life of former Indiana State Senator Dale Barrett.

    Whereas, Dale Barrett was an Indiana State Senator from 1958 to 1962;

    Whereas, Mr. Barrett has worked in many facets of politics including organizing the Whitley County Young Democrats in 1957 and serving as the organization's first president, as well as serving as a precinct committeeman, town chairman and delegate to the state convention;

    Whereas, as a member of the United States Navy, Mr. Barrett served during World War II and spent 30 months aboard the U.S.S. Breton in the South Pacific, taking part in five major campaigns. Following his active duty service, Mr. Barrett continued in the military reserves for 4 years;

    Whereas, Mr. Barrett was a member of Angola American Legion Post No. 31 and was a past commander of Churubusco American Legion Post No. 157;

    Whereas, Mr. Barrett was a loving husband to Margaret Wise Barrett, whom he married on September 28, 1946, and a proud father of 6 children, 16 grandchildren and 4 great-grand children: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate hereby honors the life of Dale Barrett and recognizes his many accomplishments and his service to the State of Indiana and the United States of America.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Margaret Wise Barrett.