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HouseBill Number: 3932Primary Sponsor: KlapmanType of Legislation: CRSubject: Bassard, John "Georgetown", Sr.Date Bill Passed both Bodies: Apr 18, 1991Computer Document Number: 436/11647.ACIntroduced Date: Apr 18, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Apr 18, 1991Last History Type: Received from SenateScope of Legislation: LocalAll Sponsors: Klapman Wilder Kirsh Hodges Bennett Sheheen M.O. Alexander T.C. Alexander Altman G. Bailey J. Bailey K. Bailey Baker Barber Baxley Beasley Beatty Boan G. Brown H. Brown J. Brown Bruce Burch Burriss Carnell Cato Chamblee Clyborne Cole Cooper Corbett Cork Corning Cromer D. Elliott L. Elliott Fair Farr Felder Foster Fulmer Gentry Glover Gonzales Gregory Hallman J. Harris P. Harris Harrison Harvin Harwell Haskins Hayes Hendricks Holt Houck Huff Inabinett Jaskwhich Jennings J.C. Johnson J.W. Johnson Keegan Keesley Kempe Keyserling Kinon Koon Lanford Littlejohn Manly Marchbanks D. Martin L. Martin M. Martin Mattos McAbee McCain McCraw McElveen McGinnis McKay McLeod McTeer Meacham Neilson Nettles Phillips Quinn Rama Rhoad Rogers Ross Rudnick Scott Sharpe Shirley Short Smith Snow Stoddard Sturkie Townsend Tucker Vaughn Waites Waldrop Wells Whipper White Wilkes Wilkins D. Williams J. Williams Wofford Wright A. Young R. YoungType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3932 House Apr 18, 1991 Received from Senate 3932 Senate Apr 18, 1991 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence 3932 House Apr 18, 1991 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UPON THE DEATH OF JOHN "GEORGETOWN" BASSARD, SR., OF RICHLAND COUNTY.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Mr. John Bassard, Sr. of Richland County, on April 16, 1991, at the age of ninety; and
Whereas, John Bassard, better known to members of the General Assembly as "Georgetown", a name given to him by the Honorable Edgar Brown, for his hometown, Georgetown, South Carolina; and
Whereas, he was well known to many members of the General Assembly from his days at the Jefferson Hotel where he was a bellboy from 1920 until 1966; and
Whereas, following his days at the Jefferson Hotel he served as a porter in the Blatt Building; and
Whereas, he was a friend and adviser to almost everyone he met and was sometimes called the "125th member of the House"; and
Whereas, he was an outstanding individual, a kind and loving father who was respected by all who knew him; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to his family and friends upon his death. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly extend their deepest sympathy to the family of John Bassard, Sr., upon his death.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to his daughter, Phyllis Hutchinson.