HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2001-4667, by Representatives Hankins and Delvin


     WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Washington state legislature to recognize and honor the contributions of individuals who have embraced and demonstrated the standards of excellence that enhance the well-being and quality of life of the citizens of the state of Washington; and

     WHEREAS, It is the intent of the members of the fifty-seventh House of Representatives to recognize and honor the life and accomplishments of Walter Clore; and

     WHEREAS, Walter Clore is a resident of Benton County and worked to improve and enhance the wine industry of Washington State; and

     WHEREAS, Walter Clore was the first horticulturist at the Irrigated Agricultural Research and Extension Center; and

     WHEREAS, Walter Clore worked at the Center from 1973 to 1976; and

     WHEREAS, Walter Clore worked as a consultant to wineries and grape growers in Eastern Washington; and

     WHEREAS, Walter Clore will be 90 years of age on July 1;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives recognize and honor Walter Clore as the Father of the Washington Wine Industry;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Co-Chief Clerks of the House of Representatives to the family of Walter Clore.


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