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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, The members of the Senate were saddened to learn
 3    of the recent death of Lois Anne Rosen of Chicago; and
 4        WHEREAS, Lois Anne Rosen was well known  in  the  Chicago
 5    area as an advocate in labor relations; and
 6        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Rosen attended the University of Chicago,
 7    where she received two master's degrees; and
 8        WHEREAS, She served for  the  last  twenty-two  years  as
 9    executive   director   of   the  Labor  Coalition  on  Public
10    Utilities; and
11        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Rosen  was  a  founding  member  of   the
12    Southwest  Community  Congress,  as  well  as  serving as its
13    second Vice President; and
14        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rosen was the Executive Vice  President  of
15    the Chicago Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women; an
16    elected  delegate  to the Chicago Federation of Labor and the
17    Illinois State AFL-CIO; and executive director of  the  South
18    Lynne Community Council in West Englewood; and
19        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rosen was appointed to the Statewide Health
20    Coordinating  Council  by  Governor Dan Walker of Illinois in
21    the 1970's; and
22        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Rosen  served  as   chairwoman   of   the
23    employment  committee  for  the  Chicago Commission on Women,
24    under the administrations of both Mayor Harold Washington and
25    Mayor Eugene Sawyer; and
26        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rosen spent many years as a leader  in  the
27    P.T.A.,  the Y.W.C.A., and the Back of the Yards Neighborhood
28    Council; and
29        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rosen worked within the City of Chicago  to
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 1    organize  protests  against  the  war  in  Vietnam as well as
 2    protests for civil rights and the Equal Rights Amendment; and
 3        WHEREAS, Mrs. Rosen will be missed by her husband  Frank;
 4    son   Carl;   two  daughters  Rachel  and  Rebecca;  and  six
 5    grandchildren; therefore, be it
 7    OF  THE  STATE  OF  ILLINOIS,  that  we  send   our   sincere
 8    condolences to the family and friends of Lois Anne Rosen; and
 9    be it further
10        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
11    presented to the family of Lois Anne Rosen.

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