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Introduced in the Senate on February 5, 2020
Adopted by the Senate on February 5, 2020
Summary: Lloyd Samuel Green, Sr.
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Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/5/2020 Senate Introduced and adopted (Senate Journal-page 21)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO CONGRATULATE LLOYD SAMUEL GREEN, SR., OF MAULDIN ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HIM A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are pleased to learn that Lloyd Samuel Green, Sr., will celebrate this important milestone on February 29, 2020; and
Whereas, a native of Central, Lloyd Samuel Green, Sr., was born on February 29, 1920 and grew up in Mauldin, where he attended St. Albans School; and
Whereas, a veteran of World War II, Mr. Green was drafted on November 26, 1941 and sent to Fort Jackson, where he was attached to Battery B 553rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery, Automatic Weapons Battalion. During his time in the military, he was deployed to Tunisia, North Africa; Naples, Italy; Rome, Italy; the Rhineland, Germany; and Central Europe. He fought in the famous Battle of the Bulge under General George S. Patton and received five Bronze Stars, a Silver Star, the French Legion of Honor, and the Army Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on September 24, 1945 as a tech corporal T/5; and
Whereas, Mr. Green served his city faithfully as a councilman and mayor of Mauldin for three terms. Under his leadership, improvements to East Butler Road were completed, and the new city hall was constructed and opened; and
Whereas, an active leader in his community, Mr. Green has been a part of various organizations during his lifetime, including the Mauldin Education Foundation Board, Hillcrest Hospital Board, Boy Scout Board, Masonic Lodge #213, Hejaz Shrine, and Mauldin Lions Club. He was also pack leader of his son's Boy Scout troop; and
Whereas, a devout man of faith, he has been a member of Mauldin United Methodist Church since 1957 and has served on its Administrative Board, Building Committee, Board of Trustees, and Stewardship Committee. He is also a member of the Men's Bible Class; and
Whereas, over the years, Mr. Green has received a number of honors and awards, including a Heritage Award from Mauldin United Methodist Church and a Veterans Quilt of Valor from Simpsonville Mayor Janice Curtis for his courageous service in World War II; and
Whereas, Mr. Green was married to the lovely Ella Mae Marchbanks Green for seventy years until she passed away in 2016. Together, they had four children: Betty Green Mitchell, Sam Green, the late Janie Green, and Sara Green. They were later blessed with seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren; and
Whereas, the South Carolina Senate takes great pleasure in honoring this son of South Carolina at the celebration of his one hundredth birthday and is pleased to join with his family and friends in congratulating him on reaching this important life milestone. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, congratulate Lloyd Samuel Green, Sr., of Mauldin on the occasion of his one hundredth birthday and wish him a joyous birthday celebration and much happiness in the days ahead.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Lloyd Samuel Green, Sr.
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