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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Julian "Jerry" Daggett of Chicago, who
4passed away on January 31, 2014; and
5    WHEREAS, Julian Daggett was born in Merriweather, South
6Carolina on January 1, 1926 to Julian and Lillie Mae Daggett;
7he attended Chicago Public Schools and Crane Junior College
8(now Malcolm X College); he served his country in the United
9States Army at the end of World War II and married Illinois
10Causey on January 19, 1946; and
11    WHEREAS, Julian Daggett returned home after his service and
12became part of the first class of African-Americans to graduate
13from the Chicago Police Academy; during the 1960s and 1970s, as
14Chicago was in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, he took
15a strong stance against the discriminatory practices of the
16Chicago Police Department and became one of the original
17members of The Afro-American Patrolman's League; and
18    WHEREAS, Julian Daggett was preceded in death by his wife
19of 60 years, Illinois Causey; and
20    WHEREAS, Julian Daggett is survived by his children, Julian
21Daggett, Jr., Dorothy Sharon (Albert) Grant, Karen Walker,



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1Gregory (Stephanie) Daggett, Reginald Daggett, Antonio (Veda)
2Daggett, Illa (Marvin) Doss, Danielle (Collin) Ferguson,
3Nicole Daggett, Henry (Laura) Jones, and Jerome Jones;
4sister-in-law, Florida Dixon; brother-in-law, Henry Causey; 32
5grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and an abundance of
6relatives and friends; therefore, be it
8ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
9Julian "Jerry" Daggett, and extend our sincere condolences to
10his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
12    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
13presented to the family of Julian Daggett as an expression of
14our deepest sympathy.