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Full Text of HJR0089  102nd General Assembly

HJ0089 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, It is highly fitting that the Illinois General
3Assembly pays honor and respect to the truly great individuals
4who have served our country and our communities; and
 
5    WHEREAS, Family, friends, and the City of Aurora mourn the
6death of Korean War veteran, former firefighter, and real
7estate developer Daniel Dolan Sr., who passed just two days
8after his 89th birthday; and
 
9    WHEREAS, Daniel Dolan graduated from East Aurora High
10School in 1949 and was a lifelong Tomcat and 'Old Timer'; he
11served in the Navy aboard the USS Knapp destroyer during the
12Korean War; and
 
13    WHEREAS, A mailman who once sold pots and pans on the side,
14Daniel Dolan helped establish Dolan & Murphy Inc. during the
151960s in collaboration with James O. Murphy; and
 
16    WHEREAS, Beyond his decades of success in real estate,
17Daniel Dolan had an impact on generations of Aurorans through
18his philanthropy, generosity, and selfless service; he was
19proud of his involvement with Aurora Boys Little League
20Baseball for over 50 years and Fast Pitch Softball; Dolan &
21Murphy Inc. sponsored the Shamrocks for over 35 years and was

 

 

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1inducted into the International Softball Congress Hall of Fame
2in August of 2016; and
 
3    WHEREAS, Daniel Dolan is survived by his children, Daniel
4T. Dolan (Stevie Daleiden), Brian (Kathy) Dolan, Ryan
5(Maritza) Dolan, and Kara (John) Laudi; eight grandchildren,
611 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren;
7his brother, Jim (Jean) Dolan; his former wife, JoAnne Dolan;
8and several nieces, nephews, and cousins; therefore, be it
 
9    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
10HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE
11SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that we designate the section of
12Route 31 in the City of Aurora that runs from East Illinois
13Avenue to East Indian Trail Road as the "Dan Dolan Way"; and be
14it further
 
15    RESOLVED, That the Illinois Department of Transportation
16is requested to erect, at suitable locations consistent with
17State and federal regulations, appropriate plaques or signs
18giving notice of the name of the "Dan Dolan Way"; and be it
19further
 
20    RESOLVED, That suitable copies of this resolution be
21presented to the family of Dan Dolan, the Mayor of Aurora, and
22the Secretary of Transportation.