03 LC 8 5598

House Resolution 754
By: Representative Smith of the 129th, Post 2


Expressing sympathy at the passing of Claude Ramsden Glaze; and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, Claude Ramsden Glaze will be long remembered by his wide circle of friends and colleagues who admired and respected the leadership and dedication of this earnest champion of Georgians' right to fair employment, just compensation, and dignity; and

WHEREAS, Stoney Glaze was a native Georgian whose proud parents, Violet Ramsden and James David Glaze, instilled in him a deep belief in the inherent worth of all people, and his life reflected his determination to seek equity and justice in the workplace; and

WHEREAS, he served his country with honor, ability, and courage as a very capable member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and his valiant military service and the experiences he encountered greatly influenced his life choices and his commitments; and

WHEREAS, his longstanding career with Southern Railway was marked with dedication, and his reliance as a trusted member of the Brotherhood of Railway Airline and Steamship Clerks, known as the Transportation Communications Union today, was well recognized as he became the Georgia legislative representative for this very significant union; and

WHEREAS, in addition to his professional commitments, he was a remarkably talented photographer, and he generously shared his artistic gift with friends and co-workers who treasured their keepsakes and will long cherish the memory of this gentleman.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body recognize the life and contributions of Claude Ramsden Glaze and convey their heartfelt sympathy to the members of his beloved family at this time of loss.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of this resolution to the Glaze family.