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Introduced by: Bauer, Lawson L, Summers


    A HOUSE RESOLUTION to honor Representative David Cheatham on his retirement from the Indiana House of Representatives.
    Whereas, Representative David Cheatham has represented his constituents, the citizens of House District 69, at the Statehouse for fourteen years, serving from 1984 until 1992, and then again from 2006 until 2012;

    Whereas, Representative Cheatham was born and raised in Madison, Indiana, where he worked as a high school teacher for thirty-one years, and where he met his wife Gayla, who like her husband worked as a teacher for twenty-two years, and with whom he has two children and four grandchildren, to whom Representative Cheatham has always been a loving husband, father and grandfather;

    Whereas, For his work at the Statehouse on behalf of his constituents, Representative Cheatham has been recognized and honored by a wide range of organizations, including the

Jennings County Economic Development Hall of Fame Award, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Citation, the Indiana Right to Life State Legislative Award, the Crusade for Life Citation, and being named a Sagamore of the Wabash by former Governor Evan Bayh; and,

    Whereas, Outside the Statehouse, Representative Cheatham has dedicated himself to the state of Indiana and to his community and neighbors through service on the North Vernon City Council, the Indiana Water Resources Board, and the State Advisory Council of the Indiana Department of Education: 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 thanks Representative David Cheatham for his dedicated and honorable service to his constituency and to the state of Indiana, and wishes him happiness and contentment in his retirement.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Representative David Cheatham and his family.

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