Introduced Version






HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___




Introduced by: Goodin, Cheatham


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    A HOUSE RESOLUTION urging the Indiana department of transportation to name the new bridge over Big Graham Creek (near the intersection of State Road 3 and State Road 250) in honor of Trooper George Forster.

    Whereas, While on routine patrol near Paris Crossing in Jennings County on May 17, 1941, Trooper George Forster's patrol car was struck by a truck towing a horse trailer;
    
    Whereas, Trooper Forster was killed in the accident;

    Whereas, Trooper Forster, who was 25 years of age at the time of his death, had been appointed to the Indiana State Police on September 1, 1938, and had served as a patrolman working out of the Seymour post;

    Whereas, Trooper Forster loved his job and strove to be the best state trooper he could be;

    Whereas, As a member of the Indiana State Police, Trooper

Forster provided the best in quality service and earned the highest respect and confidence of the citizens of Indiana;

    Whereas, Trooper Forster and all the men and women of the Indiana State Police deserve special recognition; and

    Whereas, Trooper Forster gave his life protecting the citizens and the state of Indiana, for which there is no greater sacrifice: Therefore

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly recognizes the service of Trooper George Forster and urges the Indiana department of transportation to name the new bridge over Big Graham Creek (near the intersection of State Road 3 and State Road 250) in honor of Trooper Forster.    
    SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Karl Forster, Dorothy Behrman, Imogene Schidt, and the commissioner of the Indiana department of transportation.





DR 4810/DI me

2007


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