A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Nelson D. Bailes on
his retirement after forty-six years in the airline business.
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A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Nelson D. Bailes
on his retirement after forty-six years in the airline business.
Whereas, a native of West Virginia, Nelson D. Bailes
started his career with Lake Central Airlines while he was
still a student at West Virginia University in April 1962;
Whereas, due to numerous promotions and airline
mergers, Mr. Bailes resided in several different states
throughout his career. In 1979, he took a supervisory
position at the Evansville Airport, where he stayed until his
retirement from USAirways when the airline ended service in
Evansville in 1995;
Whereas, after retiring, Mr. Bailes spent two years
establishing the Chautauqua Airlines regional airline service
in Evansville. Then, in 1998, he accepted the position of
Marketing Director for the Evansville Regional Airport and
has served in this position for ten years;
Whereas, Mr. Bailes has been active in the Evansville community, including volunteering as a Deputy for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department, serving as Chairperson for the United Way, being active in the Evansville Rotary Club. Most recently, he has volunteered as President of the Board of Directors of the McCutchanville Fire Department and to give tours on the LST Naval Ship;
Whereas, Mr. Bailes has decided that it is time to retire
after a fulfilling forty-six year career in the airline industry.
In his retirement, he plans to spend time with his wife of
forty-six years, Laura, and his children and their families:
SECTION 1.That the Indiana General Assembly recognizes
Nelson D. Bailes on his retirement after forty-six years in the airline
SECTION 2.The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Nelson D. Bailes and his family.