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Honoring Mayor Willie W. Weatherford December 1, 2014
Jeffrey Denham, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor Mayor Willie W. Weatherford of Manteca on his retirement and to personally thank him for his dedicated, life-long spirit of community service."
Honoring Ron Tingley September 19, 2014
Jeffrey Denham, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor the life of Ron Tingley, who passed way September 8th in a tragic traffic accident. Ron was born to Ethel and Richard Tingley January 31, 1947. His lifelong interest in our veterans started with his father who was a World War II vet stationed primarily in Guam. In addition, his grandfather served as a motorcycle courier in Germany during World War I. After retiring from 41 years of service as a counselor at Modesto Junior College, Ron wanted to give back and continued his work with our country’s veterans."
Honoring Dr. Charles R. Roots May 9, 2014
Jeffrey Denham, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor Dr. Charles R. Roots on his retirement and to recognize his tireless work as the Senior Pastor of the Free Methodist Church in Ripon. Ministering to thousands, Pastor Roots has earned the respect of fellow clergy and civic leaders alike."
Tribute To Lyle W. Jenks March 6, 2014
Jeffrey Denham, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor the life of an American hero, Lyle W. Jenks, who will be celebrating his 94th birthday on March 29."
Robert Newton Lowry, A True American Hero February 25, 2014
Jeffrey Denham, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor the life of a true American hero, Robert Newton Lowry, on his 95th birthday. Bob was born on this day, February 25, 1919, 95 years ago, here in Washington, D.C. He considers Modesto, California, his home."

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