PRINTER'S NO. 5
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE RESOLUTION
No.
9
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY READSHAW, ROEBUCK, HENNESSEY, JAMES, FREEMAN,
SCHLOSSBERG, KINSEY, GREINER, HILL-EVANS, BIZZARRO, SCHMITT,
SCHLEGEL CULVER, YOUNGBLOOD, GROVE, DUSH, SONNEY, KAUFFMAN,
BURNS, COX, LONGIETTI, TOEPEL, BERNSTINE, STAATS, SAMUELSON,
MENTZER, RAPP, EVERETT, MACKENZIE, CIRESI, SAYLOR, MATZIE,
NEILSON, SIMMONS, RYAN, DiGIROLAMO, DeLUCA, IRVIN, PASHINSKI,
GOODMAN, ZIMMERMAN, KORTZ, SANCHEZ, CONKLIN, PICKETT, WARREN,
CALTAGIRONE AND B. MILLER, JANUARY 11, 2019
INTRODUCED AS NONCONTROVERSIAL RESOLUTION UNDER RULE 35,
JANUARY 11, 2019
A RESOLUTION
Observing February 12, 2019, as the 210th anniversary of the
birth of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United
States.
WHEREAS, President Lincoln was inaugurated as the 16th
President of the United States on March 4, 1861, and held office
until his death on April 15, 1865; and
WHEREAS, President Lincoln was born into humble circumstances
on February 12, 1809, in a log cabin in Hodgenville, Kentucky;
and
WHEREAS, President Lincoln grew up in Indiana and moved to
Illinois in 1830; and
WHEREAS, A strong believer in the values of education and
hard work, President Lincoln was a member of the Illinois
legislature for eight years and a successful lawyer; and
WHEREAS, President Lincoln served in the United States House
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of Representatives from 1847 to 1849 and ran for United States
Senator from Illinois in 1858; and
WHEREAS, President Lincoln's Senate campaign, though
unsuccessful at the time, catapulted him into national
prominence and led to his nomination as the 1860 Republican
candidate for President of the United States; and
WHEREAS, As president during the Civil War, President Lincoln
established himself as one of our nation's greatest leaders;
therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives observe February
12, 2019, as the 210th anniversary of the birth of Abraham
Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
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