Bill Text: IL HJR0040 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Designates the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island as the "Master Sgt. Stanley W. Talbot Memorial Bridge".

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-18 - Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay [HJR0040 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HJR0040-Introduced.html


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HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, Master Sergeant Stanley W. Talbot #1989 was killed
3on June 23, 2001 at 1:38 a.m., the victim of a fatal
4hit-and-run accident while supervising a roadside safety check
5at the foot of the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island; and
6 WHEREAS, Stanley Talbot was born in Kewanee to Earl and
7Sheila (Ringel) Talbot on August 26, 1950; he graduated from
8Annawan High School in 1968 and attended Black Hawk
9College-East Campus in Kewanee from 1968 to 1970; he earned his
10bachelor's degree in agriculture in 1972 from Illinois State
11University in Normal; he served in the Marine Corps ROTC while
12in college and married Shirley M. Engstrom in Bishop Hill on
13October 15, 1972; he married Ladonna Akins on November 4, 1989;
14and
15 WHEREAS, Stanley Talbot joined the Bloomington Police
16Department and served with them for over two years before
17attending the Illinois State Police Academy in 1975; he worked
18for District 5 in Joliet until transferring to District 7 in
19East Moline, where he served until his death; he was a member
20of the National Rifle Association, the Illinois Police
21Association, and Fraternal Order of Police Troopers Lodge No.
2241; and

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1 WHEREAS, Stanley Talbot enjoyed shooting, hunting and
2fishing, softball, and was a military history buff; he had a
3lifelong interest in farming; and
4 WHEREAS, Stanley Talbot's daughter, Dyan, is a Master
5Sergeant with the Illinois State Police, and his son, Doug, is
6an officer with the Collinsville Police Department; therefore,
7be it
8 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
9HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE
10CONCURRING HEREIN, that we designate the Centennial Bridge in
11Rock Island as the "Master Sgt. Stanley W. Talbot Memorial
12Bridge"; and be it further
13 RESOLVED, That the Illinois Department of Transportation
14is requested to erect at suitable locations, consistent with
15State and federal regulations, appropriate plaques or signs
16giving notice of the name "Master Sgt. Stanley W. Talbot
17Memorial Bridge"; and be it further
18 RESOLVED, That suitable copies of this resolution be
19presented to the family of Stanley Talbot and Rock Island Mayor
20Dennis E. Pauley.
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