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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 26 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 26

(By Delegates Cadle, Westfall, Higginbotham, Toney, Cooper, Hott, J. Jeffries, Sypolt, Pack, Atkinson and Harshbarger)

[Introduced January 22, 2019]

 

Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 18-2-2.72 (18A004), locally known as Millwood Bridge, carrying West Virginia Route 2 over Mill Creek in Jackson County, the “U. S. Army SGT Arthur “George” Roush Memorial Bridge”.

Whereas, George Roush was born June 13, 1932, in Millwood, West Virginia; and

Whereas, George Roush worked on a riverboat prior to enlisting in the military and was active in 4-H and the church community; and

Whereas, George Roush enlisted in the United States Army in May 1952; and

Whereas, SGT George Roush was completing his tour of duty in Korea when he perished August 14, 1954; and

Whereas, It is fitting that an enduring memorial be established to commemorate SGT Arthur “George” Roush and his contributions to our state and country; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 18-2-2.72 (18A004), locally known as Millwood Bridge, carrying West Virginia Route 2 over Mill Creek in Jackson County, the “U. S. Army SGT. Arthur “George” Roush Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “U. S. Army SGT. Arthur “George” Roush Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.

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