Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison upon the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

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  • 05 / Jun / 2013
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
  • 11 / Jun / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison upon
the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Dorothy Mae Caswell and James Stowe Morrison were united in
marriage on April 11, 1953, at the Canton Methodist Church, with the
Reverend C. Stanton Williams officiating; and
WHEREAS, The bride is the daughter of the late Flora and Andrew
Caswell, and the groom, the son of the late Flora and Orrin Morrison;
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Morrison celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniver-
sary with family and friends at a party held at the DeKalb Fire Hall;
WHEREAS, Mr. Morrison graduated from Lisbon High School in 1947, and
is retired after 39 years as a farmer and union carpenter; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Morrison is also a member of the DeKalb Junction Fire
Department; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Morrison graduated from Canton High School in 1952, and
Potsdam State University College in 1972; she is retired from teaching
after a 20-year career; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Morrison are the parents of eight children,
Sheryl, James, Andrew, Wrenette (Wendy), Daniel, Dixie, Lori, and Scott,
and the loving grandparents of 10 grandchildren and one great-grand-
daughter; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison are and always have been a tower
of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their family;
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison have lived and continue to live
their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating a
deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals, and in so
doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and
WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit that this couple has invested in their marriage; and
WHEREAS, They have passed these same values to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison have touched the lives of their
family and many friends through the shining example of their marriage,
which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they possess
for one another; and
WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be
memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison upon the occasion of celebrat-
ing their 60th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. James Morrison.


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