Bill Text: TX HR1696 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: In memory of Julian Mark Bott of Houston.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-06-03 - Reported enrolled [HR1696 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HR1696-Enrolled.html
  H.R. No. 1696
         WHEREAS, Family and friends will forever treasure their
  memories of Julian Mark Bott of Houston, who died on January 3,
  2021, at the age of 57; and
         WHEREAS, Julian Bott was born in Cambridge, England, on
  January 23, 1963, to loving parents Ronald and Gillian Bott; he grew
  up with the companionship of a sister, Kate, and received his early
  education at Millfield School in Somerset; a champion swimmer from
  an early age, he represented Her Majesty as the Captain of the
  English Swim Team and competed in many European countries; he went
  on to attend Harvard College, where he was captain of the swim team
  and qualified for the 1980 Olympics; and
         WHEREAS, After earning his bachelor's degree in economics
  from Harvard in 1984, Mr. Bott entered the executive training
  program of Bankers Trust in New York; he eventually settled in
  Houston, where he embarked upon a successful career in oil and gas
  commercial banking while earning his master's degree in business
  administration at Rice University; it was in Houston that he also
  met his wife, Cecile, whom he wed on January 2, 1988, and the couple
  became the proud parents of two amazing sons, Ian and James; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Bott subsequently joined TD Securities, and his
  career took him to Westport, Connecticut, for a time and then back
  home to Britain, where he and his family lived for many years in
  London; in 2009, he became the chief financial officer of Texas
  American Resources Company in Austin, and three years later, he was
  appointed to the board of EQT Midstream Partners; in 2015, he joined
  Sandridge Energy in Oklahoma City as executive vice president and
  CFO; he then returned to Houston, where at the time of his passing
  he was serving as executive vice president and CFO of Southwestern
  Energy; and
         WHEREAS, A dynamic professional and devoted son, brother, and
  father, Julian Bott was taken much too soon, but the memory of his
  ambition, his keen intellect, and his bright and generous spirit
  will remain to comfort all those who knew and loved him; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of Julian Mark Bott and
  extend heartfelt sympathy to his relatives and many friends; and,
  be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Julian
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 1696 was unanimously adopted by a
  rising vote of the House on May 29, 2021.
  Chief Clerk of the House