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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Tribute To Jan Thompson August 5, 2015
Mark Kirk, R-IL
"Mr. President, today I commemorate my constituent from Carbondale, IL, Ms. Jan Thompson, for her extraordinary work on behalf of American veterans. Ms. Thompson is a professor at Southern Illinois University and the founder and president of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor—ADBC—Memorial Society. On Sunday, July 19, 2015, Ms. Thompson and ADBC had the historic responsibility of being offered the first Japanese corporate apology for forced labor by American prisoners of war—POWS—during World War II."
Fifth Anniversary Of Dodd-Frank Act July 22, 2015
John Shimkus, R-IL
"Mom and dad got married on July 22, 1950, 65 years ago today. Dad was drafted during the Korean war and left for Korea. On August 3, 1951, their first child, Bill, was born. Dad returned from the war and continued to work for the telephone company and then various telephone companies as the industry changed. Using the GI Bill, he also received his associate’s degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville."
Remembering Ken Gray July 15, 2014
Richard Durbin, D-IL
"With president Deltye Morris, Kenny Gray helped to put Southern Illinois University Carbondale on the map as a leading university in America."
Honoring Lieutenant Colonel Christopher A. Grice June 26, 2014
Andy Barr, R-KY
"Colonel Grice was originally commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) as a Distinguished Military Graduate after graduating with a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University. Colonel Grice continued his education by later earning a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management from Webster University."
Tribute To Hugh Mcvey June 26, 2014
Claire McCaskill, D-MO
"Hugh attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. While there, he became involved with the operating engineers and was the group steward and later chief steward for Local 148 out of Collinsville, IL. He then became the business agent and assistant business manager for the same local."

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