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File #: 18-4286    Version: 1 Name: EDWARD SADLOWSKI, IN MEMORIAM
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 6/11/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/11/2018 Final action: 9/11/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION EDWARD SADLOWSKI, IN MEMORIAM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Edward Sadlowski from our midst; and WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was the beloved husband of the Marlene; and WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was the proud father of Susan Sadlowski Garza, Patricia Hoyt, Edward Sadlowski Jr and Diane Agelson; and WHEREAS Edward Sadlowski was the proud grandfather of David Garza, Ryan Garza, Kate Garza, Tyler Garza, Deanna Hoyt, Adrianne Hoyt, Faith Sadlowski, Evelyn Sadlowski, Ed Sadlowski II, Angela Agelson and Hallee Agelson; and WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was the loving great-grandfather of Aria and Sofia Garza; and WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was born in Chicago's South Chicago neighborhood and left school early to bravely serve in the Unites States Army during the Korean War; and WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski began working as a machinist's apprentice at US Steel in Chicago where he received the nickname "Oil Can Eddie." In 1964, he became the youn...
Sponsors: JOHN P. DALEY, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

EDWARD SADLOWSKI, IN MEMORIAM

WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called Edward Sadlowski from our midst; and

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was the beloved husband of the Marlene; and

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was the proud father of Susan Sadlowski Garza, Patricia Hoyt, Edward Sadlowski Jr and Diane Agelson; and

WHEREAS Edward Sadlowski was the proud grandfather of David Garza, Ryan Garza, Kate Garza, Tyler Garza, Deanna Hoyt, Adrianne Hoyt, Faith Sadlowski, Evelyn Sadlowski, Ed Sadlowski II, Angela Agelson and Hallee Agelson; and

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was the loving great-grandfather of Aria and Sofia Garza; and

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was born in Chicago's South Chicago neighborhood and left school early to bravely serve in the Unites States Army during the Korean War; and

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski began working as a machinist's apprentice at US Steel in Chicago where he received the nickname "Oil Can Eddie." In 1964, he became the youngest person elected as President of Local 65, the United Steelworkers of America (USWA); and

WHEREAS, In 1975, Edward Sadlowski became President of the United Steelworkers of America District 31 with a membership totaling over 125,000 workers in Illinois and Indiana; and

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski served on a local panel of the Illinois Labor Relations Board from 1993 to 2001; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois Labor History Society inducted Edward Sadlowski into its Union Hall of Honor in 2012;

WHEREAS, Edward Sadlowski was an influential voice for working class men and women locally and nationally and his service to workers' rights and union activism has helped improve the lives of Steelworkers and union members across many industries; and

WHEREAS all who knew him will attest that Edward Sadlowski was a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by his family, now therefore

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