Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan upon the occasion of celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan
upon the occasion of celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Archie Earl Buchanan and the former Barbara Elizabeth Klock
were united in marriage on January 14, 1938, in Cape Vincent, New York;
WHEREAS, Archie Earl Buchanan is the son of the late Myron and Bertha
Buchanan, and Barbara Elizabeth Buchanan is the daughter of the late
Percy and Alice Klock; and
WHEREAS, Archie Earl Buchanan worked on his family's farm and was also
employed by the Niagara Mohawk Power Company, retiring after 40 years of
service; in addition, he worked for Dobbins Auto Parts for 20 years; and
WHEREAS, Barbara Elizabeth Buchanan graduated from Cape Vincent High
School and was a homemaker; she enjoys reading and solving crossword
puzzles; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of seven children, Michael, David,
Gregory, Bonnie, Sue, Donna and Debbie and have 21 grandchildren as well
as 36 great-grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan are and always have been a
tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and
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. Archie Earl Buchanan have lived and continue to
live their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demon-
strating 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, These same values they have passed 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. Archie Earl Buchanan 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. Archie Earl Buchanan upon the occasion of
celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Archie Earl Buchanan.


  • 03 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013

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