05.09.16

Resolution Honoring Former U.S. Senator Conrad Burns Passes Senate

U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced the unanimous U.S. Senate passage of a resolution honoring former U.S. Senator Conrad Burns who passed away at the age of 81 on April 28, 2016.

The resolution is below: 

S.RES. 457

Relative to the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former United States Senator for the State of Montana. 

114th CONGRESS

2nd Session 

S. RES. 457

Relative to the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former United States Senator for the State of Montana.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES 

Mr. McCONNELL (for himself, Mr. REID, Mr. TESTER, and Mr. DAINES) submitted the following resolution;

RESOLUTION

Relative to the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former United States Senator for the State of Montana.

Whereas Conrad Ray Burns was born in Gallatin, Missouri in 1935, and married Phyllis Jean Kuhlmann in 1967;

Whereas Conrad Ray Burns served in the United States Marine Corps from 1955 to 1957, serving in Japan and Korea; 

Whereas Conrad Ray Burns served as Yellowstone County Commissioner from 1986 to 1988;

Whereas Conrad Ray Burns was first elected to the United States Senate in 1988 and served three terms as a Senator from the State of Montana with honor and distinction;

Whereas Conrad Ray Burns was the longest-serving Republican Senator from the State of Montana: Now, therefore, be it 

Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Conrad Ray Burns, former member of the United States Senate;

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit an enrolled copy thereof to the family of the deceased.

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns today, it stand adjourned as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Conrad Ray Burns.

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