Current Status Bill Number:
342Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: CoursonAll Sponsors: Courson, Giese, Patterson and JacksonDrafted Document Number: COURSON\RES9572.JECDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950112Subject: Captain David Newton Denton
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950112 Received from House House 19950112 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 19950110 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO HONOR CAPTAIN DAVID NEWTON DENTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE RICHLAND COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICER, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT.
Whereas, Captain David Newton Denton was Executive Director of the Richland County Legislative Delegation and Veterans Affairs Officer since July of 1983; and
Whereas, Captain Denton performed a wide range of administrative and technical tasks for four senators and eleven representatives and acted as a liaison with industry, local governments, and federal agencies; and
Whereas, Captain Denton served tirelessly on various committees and was chairman of the Department of Transportation Committee for Richland County; and
Whereas, Captain Denton served admirably as a captain in the U.S. Navy and attended the U.S. Navy Postgraduate School and the U.S. Naval War College; and
Whereas, Captain Denton has written numerous distinguished articles which have been published in highly regarded military publications; and
Whereas, Captain Denton has conducted extensive research on various topics dealing with the NROTC and naval officers for Harvard University, the Chief of Naval Education and Training, and the President of the Naval War College and Chief of Naval Operations; and
Whereas, Captain Denton has been an accomplished professor of undergraduate studies; and
Whereas, Captain Denton has received numerous military awards, including the National Defense Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Metal, the Vietnam Service Metal, and the Meritorious Service Medal; and
Whereas, Captain Denton has received civilian merit awards from the Federal Executive Council of New England, the Board of Governors of the National Security Industrial Association, and an Honor Medal from the Freedoms Foundation; and
Whereas, Captain Denton has served as a prominent and well-respected member of numerous professional and community organizations throughout his life. Captain Denton was the National Director, Chairman of the Board, President and Vice President of the Navy League of the United States, Vice President of the Federal Executive Council in Columbia, Chairman of the Federal Sector of the United Way of New England, served as a member of the U.S. Navy National Scholarship Board, and a member of the U.S. Naval War College Foundation, VFW, American Legion, and the Retired Officers Association. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly honor Captain David Newton Denton, Executive Director of the Richland County Legislative Delegation and Veterans Affairs Officer, on the occasion of his retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Captain David Newton Denton.