By Senators Gaspard and Wojahn
WHEREAS, Political Science Professor Emeritus Hugh Bone of the University of Washington died Saturday at the age of 85; and
WHEREAS, In 1956, Professor Bone, aided by a Ford Foundation grant, developed our state's legislative internship program which was one of the first of its kind in the nation and later was copied by many other state legislatures; and
WHEREAS, Professor Bone counted as friends and allies politicians from both sides of the political aisle, along with numerous college students, lobbyists, and members of the media; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Bone was nationally acclaimed as a scholar of legislatures, political parties, state parties, elections and voting and as such viewed politics as the very highest expression of human activities; and
WHEREAS, Some thirteen years after Professor Bone had retired to emeritus status at the University he was recalled to duty in 1992 to run the legislative internship program he had begun;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, By the Washington State Senate that the life and accomplishments of Professor Emeritus Hugh Alvin Bone, Jr., be hereby acknowledged; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That his lasting legacy, the legislative internship program be named in his honor, "The Hugh Bone Internship to the Washington State Legislature"; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Secretary of the Senate immediately transmit copies of this resolution to Professor Bone's two sons, Christopher H. Bone and William James Bone and to the political science department of the University of Washington.
I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 1994-8673,
adopted by the Senate February 8, 1994.
Secretary of the Senate