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Full Text of SR0028  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate wish to express
3 their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Robert
4 T. Mortimer of Hinsdale, who passed away on December 16, 2006;
5 and
6     WHEREAS, Robert Mortimer was born on April 24, 1925 in
7 Chicago; his parents were Edward Mortimer and Ruth MacKay; he
8 married Mary Sherman on December 27, 1952; and
9     WHEREAS, Robert Mortimer served in the United States Navy
10 in World War II as a Signalman 1st Class; and
11     WHEREAS, Mr. Mortimer worked for Merrill Lynch, and later
12 for Blunt Ellis & Simmons, opening their first Oak Brook office
13 in 1962; he retired as senior vice president of Kemper
14 Securities in 1994; and
15     WHEREAS, He was a 1947 graduate of Dartmouth College; he
16 served as the Dartmouth Alumni Association of Chicago president
17 and as a member and officer of the Dartmouth Alumni Council
18 from 1966 to 1970; in 1981 he received the Dartmouth Alumni
19 Award for his many contributions to the school; and
20     WHEREAS, Robert Mortimer served as the president of the



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1 Rotary Club of Oak Brook, where he was a Paul Harris fellow; he
2 served as the president of the Hinsdale Golf Club; he was a
3 trustee on the board of directors for the Robert Crown Center
4 for Health Education and served on the Citizen's Advisory Board
5 of Hinsdale Hospital and the Board of the Chicago Lighthouse
6 for the Blind; and Mr. Mortimer and his wife served as
7 co-chairmen of the Hinsdale-Oak Brook Crusade of Mercy; and
8     WHEREAS, Robert T. Mortimer is survived by his loving wife,
9 Mary; his sons, Robert Jr. (Marion), William, and Peter
10 (Christine); his grandchildren, Nicholas, Samuel, Michael,
11 Kristine, William, Emily, Melissa, Craig, and Brittany; and his
12 many nieces, nephews, and friends; therefore, be it
14 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we extend our sympathy
15 to the friends and family of Robert T. Mortimer; and be it
16 further
17     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
18 presented to the family of Robert T. Mortimer as an expression
19 of our sincere sympathy.