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        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating former Governor Edgar Whitcomb on his marriage.

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First Regular Session of the 118th General Assembly (2013)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating former Governor Edgar Whitcomb on his marriage.

    Whereas, Congratulations are in order for former Governor Edgar Whitcomb and his long-time sweetheart;

    Whereas, Indiana's 43rd Governor, Edgar Whitcomb, and Evelyn Gayer were married February 16, 2013, in their home along the Ohio River in Rome, Indiana, in a ceremony performed by a Methodist minister who lives down the street;

    Whereas, Evelyn, a retired librarian, met the former Governor 12 years ago at a computer class, and the two have been together ever since;

    Whereas, Evelyn began visiting Edgar everyday at his home, but she drove home every evening;

    Whereas, Edgar worried about her navigating country roads alone in the dark, so he built her a home on his property;

    Whereas, The couple's decision to marry was made when some friends, who had been married at Edgar's home five years earlier, were visiting;

    Whereas, Edgar and Evelyn married on their friends' anniversary, with them serving as the only witnesses to the ceremony;

    Whereas, Governor Whitcomb served his state and his country in times of war and peace, and he is a dedicated Hoosier whose contributions to our state and nation will be felt for generations to come; and

    Whereas, The Indiana General Assembly and the people of the state of Indiana wish the best for Edgar and Evelyn Whitcomb: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the General Assembly wishes to extend its sincerest congratulations to Governor and Mrs. Edgar Whitcomb on their recent marriage.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Governor and Mrs. Edgar Whitcomb.