LETTERS OF SUPPORT

A list of letters from Congressional and State Delegations we have received in support of our cause.


May 22, 2019


Texas Senate Resolution No. 69 To President Trump

The 86th Legislature of the State of Texas hereby respectfully urges the President of the United States to designate a state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II. 

Full text of the Texas Senate Resolution No. 69 to President Trump

Texas-Senate-Concurrent-Resolution-No-69.pdf


May 22, 2019

Minnesota Congressional Delegation Letter

to President Trump

In a letter to President Trump dating from May 22, 2019, Minnesota Congressional Delegates add their support in calling for a non-presidential State Funeral for the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The letter is signed by United States Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and by Members of Congress Collin C. Peterson, Betty McCollum, Tom Emmer, Ilhan Omar, Pete Stauber, Angie Craig, Dean Phillips and Jim Hagedorn.

Full text of Minnesota Congressional Delegation Letter to President TrumpMinnesota-Congressional-Delegation-Letter.pdf


April 22, 2019

Tennessee Senate Joint Resolution No. 96

to President Trump

In a resolution dating from April 22, 2019, the Tennessee Senate and House of Representatives jointly support the cause of a State Funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The letter is signed by Randy McNally, Speaker of the Senate, Glen Casada, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Bill Lee, Governor of Tennessee.

Full text of the Tennessee Senate Joint Resolution No. 96:  Tennessee-Senate-Joint-Resolution-No-96.pdf

February 20, 2019

Missouri Congressional Delegation Letter

to President Trump

In a letter to President Trump dating from February 20, 2019, Missouri Congressional Delegates support the cause of a State Funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The letter is signed by United States Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley, and by Members of Congress Vicky Hartzler, Billy Long, Blaine Luetkemeyer, Sam Graves, Wm. Lacy Clay, Jason Smith, Ann Wagner and Emanuel Cleaver.

Full text of the Missouri Congressional Delegation Letter to President TrumpMissouri-Congressional-Delegation-Letter.pdf


January 30, 2019

West Virginia Congressional Delegation Letter

to President Trump

In a letter to President Trump dating from January 30, 2019, West Virginia Congressional Delegates support the cause of a State Funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The letter is signed by United States Senators Joe Manchin III and Shelley Moore Capito, and by Members of Congress David B. McKinley, P.E., Alex X. Mooney and Carol Miller.

Full text of the West Virginia Congressional Delegation Letter to President TrumpWest-Virginia-State-Funeral-Letter.pdf


December 18, 2018

Utah Congressional Delegation Letter to President Trump

In a letter to President Trump dating from December 18, 2018, Utah Congressional Delegates support the cause of a State Funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The letter is signed by United States Senators Orrin G. Hatch and Mike Lee, and by Members of Congress John Curtis, Mia B . Love, Chris Stewart and Rob Bishop.

Full text of the Congressional Delegation Letter to President TrumpUtah-delegation-state-funeral-letter.pdf


January 7, 2019

Missouri State Resolution Supports SF for WW2 Veterans

From the Resolution:

WHEREAS, designating a state funeral when the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient dies would be a wonderful way for the American people to unite and honor all sixteen million soldiers, sailors, and airmen who served in our Armed Forces from 1941 to 1945:

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the House of Representatives of the Ninety-ninth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, the Senate concurring therein, hereby urge the President of the United States to designate a state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the Missouri House of Representatives be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution for the President of the United States, the Vice President of the United States, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate, and all members of the Missouri congressional delegation.

Full text of the ResolutionSF Missouri State resolution 5918H.01I


Coming soon:

Kentucky State Legislature

Concurrent Resolution No. 39

(passed February 15th, 2019)



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