Current Status Bill Number:
561Type of Legislation: Senate Resolution SRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970320Primary Sponsor: WilsonAll Sponsors: Wilson, Courson, Giese and RybergDrafted Document Number: gjk\20406htc.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970320Subject: Hamilton Lott, Resolutions
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EXPRESSING THE SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE TO THE FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS OF THE LATE HAMILTON LOTT OF COLUMBIA.
Whereas, the members of the Senate were saddened to note the passing on March 12, 1997, of Hamilton Lott of Columbia; and
Whereas, the life of Hamilton Lott was an exemplar of service, a Citadel graduate and loyal alumnus, he served in the Army in World War II for thirty-one months in North Africa and Italy attaining the rank of major; and
Whereas, his Citadel attachment was evidenced by his membership in the Citadel Alumni Association and his service as president of the Richland County Citadel Club; and
Whereas, he was a deeply devoted Methodist layman, denoted by his service as chairman of the board of trustees of Shandon United Methodist Church, the Fund Raising Committee, the Finance Committee, and as president of the Wesley Fellowship Sunday School Class; and
Whereas, his contributions to the life of the community extended to his charter membership in the Columbia Lions Club, where he served on the board of directors, as chairman of the United Fund Budget Committee, service with Coffee Day for crippled children, a board member of the American Red Cross, service on the Budget Committee of the Girl Scouts of America, and a board member and Membership Drive chairman for the Columbia Museum of Art, and a PTA president for Brennan School; and
Whereas, in addition to his long-time association with Palmetto Quarries and Concrete Products and numerous professional committees associated with the business, he was in 1961 a founding member of the modern South Carolina Republican Party, serving as national convention delegate, Richland County Finance Chairman, and Richland County executive committeeman; and
Whereas, it is appropriate for the members of the Senate to pause in their deliberations so that they might recognize the extraordinary lifetime of accomplishments and service of so distinguished a son of South Carolina and extend to his family their sympathy on his passing. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the Senate express their sympathy to the family and many friends of the late Hamilton Lott of Columbia.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mrs. Elizabeth Newton Lott.