HJ795: Celebrating the life of Leslie Bain Lord.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 795
Celebrating the life of Leslie Bain Lord.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 14, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Leslie Bain Lord of Oakton, a longtime civil servant who supported the members of the United States Armed Forces, died on September 20, 2018; and

WHEREAS, a native of Jackson, Mississippi, Leslie Lord graduated from Forest Hill High School in Jackson and received a bachelor’s degree from Belhaven University and a master’s degree from The George Washington University; and

WHEREAS, Leslie Lord served his country as a member of the United States Army, then joined the United States Department of the Army at the Pentagon as a human resources specialist after his honorable discharge; and

WHEREAS, among his many professional accomplishments, Leslie Lord helped craft the policy that expedites the citizenship process for immigrants who serve in the military; and

WHEREAS, a man of deep and abiding faith, Leslie Lord enjoyed fellowship and worship with the congregation of Fairfax United Methodist Church, where he held numerous leadership roles, was a lay reader, and sang in the choir; and

WHEREAS, Leslie Lord was a member of the National Christian Choir who toured with the group in Europe and Russia, and an accomplished pianist; and

WHEREAS, Leslie Lord will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by numerous family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Leslie Bain Lord, a hardworking civil servant in Northern Virginia; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Leslie Bain Lord as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 795

Offered February 4, 2019
Celebrating the life of Leslie Bain Lord.
Patron-- Delaney

WHEREAS, Leslie Bain Lord of Oakton, a longtime civil servant who supported the members of the United States Armed Forces, died on September 20, 2018; and

WHEREAS, a native of Jackson, Mississippi, Leslie Lord graduated from Forest Hill High School in Jackson and received a bachelor’s degree from Belhaven University and a master’s degree from the George Washington University; and

WHEREAS, Leslie Lord served his country as a member of the United States Army, then joined the U.S. Department of the Army at the Pentagon as a human resources specialist after his honorable discharge; and

WHEREAS, among his many professional accomplishments, Leslie Lord helped craft the policy that expedites the citizenship process for immigrants who serve in the military; and

WHEREAS, a man of deep and abiding faith, Leslie Lord enjoyed fellowship and worship with the congregation of Fairfax United Methodist Church, where he held numerous leadership roles, was a lay reader, and sang in the choir; and

WHEREAS, Leslie Lord was also a member of the National Christian Choir who toured with the group in Europe and Russia, and an accomplished pianist; and

WHEREAS, Leslie Lord will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by numerous family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Leslie Bain Lord, a hardworking civil servant in Northern Virginia; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Leslie Bain Lord as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.