PRINTER'S NO. 1151
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY EVERETT, DiGIROLAMO, KNOWLES, HENNESSEY, BROOKS, CALTAGIRONE, MILLARD, RAPP, HAHN, BARRAR, BAKER, AUMENT, COHEN, KORTZ, CONKLIN, CAUSER, FLECK, C. HARRIS, D. COSTA, PICKETT, GODSHALL, GINGRICH, MAJOR, BENNINGHOFF, QUINN, GABLER, DENLINGER, FABRIZIO, MURT, CLYMER AND GILLEN, MARCH 13, 2013
REFERRED TO COMMITEE ON TRANSPORTATION, MARCH 13, 2013
7Section 1. George E. Logue, Sr. Memorial Bridge.
3(5) Mr. Logue began his career at International
4Harvester in Huntsville, Missouri, as head of Research and
5Development but found that he preferred the challenge of
6inventing and construction. Thus, he launched his own
7construction contracting business, George E. Logue, Inc., in
81957. The company specialized in fabricated specialized parts
9and the development of new designs.
19(9) Mr. Logue was also known for his efforts to
20memorialize the crew of the World War II submarine, the USS
21Wahoo, which was lost in 1943 in the Sea of Japan. Mr.
22Logue's brother, Robert, was a crew member of the submarine.
23Mr. Logue donated land for a monument in Williamsport,
24Pennsylvania, and traveled to Japan to dedicate a peace
25memorial for the lost submarine.
26(10) Mr. Logue was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church
27as well as many community and professional organizations,
28including the Susquehanna Contractors Association, the
29American Society of Highway Engineers, the Montoursville
30Rotary Club and the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners
5(b) Designation.--The bridge that carries State Route 973
6over Loyalsock Creek in Upper Fairfield Township and Eldred
7Township, Lycoming County, is designated as the George E. Logue,
8Sr. Memorial Bridge.
12Section 2. Effective date.
13This act shall take effect immediately.