2009-J2849

Honoring Jan H. Plumadore upon the occasion of his retirement as the New York State Supreme Court Justice for the Fourth Judicial District

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2009-J2849


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Jan H. Plumadore upon the occasion of
his retirement as the New York State Supreme Court Justice for the
Fourth Judicial District

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge the
significant milestones in the distinguished careers of esteemed resi-
dents of this noble Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Jan
H. Plumadore upon the occasion of his retirement as the New York State
Supreme Court Justice for the Fourth Judicial District; he also retired
as Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for the 57 counties outside of New
York City; and
WHEREAS, Jan H. Plumadore grew up in Saranac Lake, New York, received
a bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence University and attended Albany Law
School; he then served in the United States Army and was deployed to
Vietnam; and
WHEREAS, After serving in the Franklin County Legislature from 1975 to
1977, Jan H. Plumadore was elected as a Franklin County Court Judge,
where he served a 10-year term before being elected to the New York
State Supreme Court in 1987; and
WHEREAS, Jan H. Plumadore was re-elected to the New York State Supreme
Court in 2001 and became Deputy Chief Administrative Judge in 2004;
prior to this, he was a statewide administrative judge in the Fourth
Judicial District for about 10 years; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Jan H. Plumadore played rugby while attending
law school and in the Army after that; in 1971, he co-founded the Moun-
taineers rugby team in Saranac Lake with a number of others, including
Kerry Kelly, John Morgan and William Doolittle; and
WHEREAS, A few years later, the Mountaineers organized an eight-team
tournament in Saranac Lake; the Can-Am tournament expanded to 16 teams
the following year and kept growing until there were about 100 teams;
and
WHEREAS, Throughout his career on the bench, Jan H. Plumadore served
with intelligence and caring dedication, continuously striving to effec-
tively fulfill the duties of his position; and
WHEREAS, Sincerely loved and greatly respected by all those with whom
he worked, Jan H. Plumadore will be remembered for his honesty, integri-
ty, keen sense of duty and ability to show a unique grasp of human prob-
lems in his official acts; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Jan H. Plumadore upon the occasion of his retirement as the New
York State Supreme Court Justice for the Fourth Judicial District, and
to wish him continued success in all of his future endeavors; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jan H. Plumadore.

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  • 16 / Jul / 2009
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 16 / Jul / 2009
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 16 / Jul / 2009
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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