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Introduced in the Senate on April 11, 2006
Introduced in the House on April 18, 2006
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 18, 2006
Summary: Samuel B. Marshall
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/11/2006 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House SJ-5 4/18/2006 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence HJ-13
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR REVEREND DR. SAMUEL B. MARSHALL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY FOR HIS DEVOTION TO HIS FAITH, CAREER, AND COMMUNITY AND TO WISH HIM THE BEST IN ALL FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, a St. George native, Reverend Dr. Samuel Marshall is the son of the late Reverend Jerry and Cinderella Davis Marshall; and
Whereas, coming into his faith at the age of ten, he became a member of Good Hope Baptist Church and later became pastor of that congregation; and
Whereas, attending Dorchester County public schools, he graduated from Voorhees High School and then matriculated at South Carolina State University. In 1984, he was bestowed an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from Morris College; and
Whereas, leading a varied professional life, Reverend Marshall served as an educator and principal of both Central High School and Ruffin High School, and as County Agricultural Agent in Newberry County. He also is the owner and manager of Shuler-Marshall Funeral Home; and
Whereas, following his tremendous faith, Reverend Marshall led congregations of worshippers at both Second Providence Baptist Church and Good Hope Baptist Church. He also has served as moderator of Lovely Hill Association, and on the Board of Directors' Women's Auxiliary Convention and Sunday School Convention; and
Whereas, Reverend Marshall remains committed to education as he serves on the Board of Trustees of Morris College and as a member of the South Carolina Educational and Missionary Convention; and
Whereas, active within his community, he has worked as President of the Upper Dorchester County Branch of the NAACP, has served on the Board of Trustees of Orangeburg County District Three, and is a former Chairman of the Francis Folk Recreation Park Committee, among numerous other involvements; and
Whereas, a loving and devoted father, Reverend Marshall enjoys spending time with his daughter, Samuetta Valencia Marshall, who is Orangeburg County Coroner; and
Whereas, the General Assembly is proud to recognize Reverend Samuel B. Marshall for the many ways in which he has dedicated his life to bettering his community and South Carolina as a whole. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognize and honor Reverend Dr. Samuel B. Marshall of Dorchester County for his devotion to his faith, career, and community, and wish him the best in all future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Reverend Dr. Samuel B. Marshall.
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