1-1           WHEREAS, On February 26, 1999, the Honorable Fred Brown will
 1-2     celebrate his 45th birthday, and he is indeed worthy of special
 1-3     legislative recognition at this time; and
 1-4           WHEREAS, Born in Germany, Representative Brown spent his
 1-5     formative years in Mineral Wells, where he learned what it means to
 1-6     be a Texan; and
 1-7           WHEREAS, A longtime resident of Bryan-College Station, this
 1-8     noteworthy gentleman has served his fellow citizens for the better
 1-9     part of 20 years through a variety of philanthropic efforts and he
1-10     is currently serving his first term as a state representative,
1-11     representing his constituents with dignity and grace in the Texas
1-12     Legislature; and
1-13           WHEREAS, Representative Brown and his wife, Jane, have two
1-14     daughters, Hayley and Kelly, and this close-knit family has earned
1-15     the respect and admiration of their friends and neighbors; and
1-16           WHEREAS, Representative Brown has benefited the Bryan-College
1-17     Station community in countless ways, and it is indeed a privilege
1-18     to pay tribute to this esteemed gentleman and to recognize his 45th
1-19     birthday; now, therefore, be it
1-20           RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 76th Texas
1-21     Legislature hereby pay tribute to the Honorable Fred Brown on the
1-22     occasion of his 45th birthday and extend to him warmest best wishes
1-23     for a memorable celebration; and, be it further
1-24           RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
 2-1     prepared for Representative Brown as an expression of highest
 2-2     regard by his colleagues in the Texas House of Representatives.
                                                   Speaker of the House
               I certify that H.R. No. 247 was adopted by the House on
         February 25, 1999, by a non-record vote.
                                                 Chief Clerk of the House