BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 162
November 2, 2012
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Ms. Lerel Stewart

WHEREAS, Ms. Lerel Stewart is celebrating a very special birthday, November 13th; and

WHEREAS, Ms. Stewart was one of eight children born to Arthur and Eliza Stewart in Natchez, Mississippi; and

WHEREAS, she received her formal education in Natchez and received her degree in nursing in Chicago, Illinois; and

WHEREAS, Lerel utilized her nursing knowledge by working at City Hospital # 1 which was located on 14th and Lafayette and City Hospital # 2 located at 2601 Garrison and Barnes Hospital; and

WHEREAS, in 1960 she ran for Committeewoman of the 22nd Ward and won, then in 1972 she ran for Alderwoman of the 22nd Ward and won also;

WHEREAS, as Alderwoman of the 22nd Ward two of the committees she served on were the Public Utility Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee; and

WHEREAS, as a Alderwoman at that time, the President of the Board was Paul J. Simon, Eugene V. Bradley (21st Ward) was Vice President, Albert Villa (11th Ward) was Majority Floor Leader; and

WHEREAS, she is the mother of Alvin Dunham, Dianne Bailey, Gail Howard, the proud grandmother of Donna,, Jerald, Duane, Carlen, Robin, Damon, Sr, Karmin, and is the Great-grandmother of Marlon, Lauren, Brianna, Christopher, Ashley, Damon Jr., Ian and Nia.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize the many contributions Lerel has made and celebrate her birthday with family and friends. We further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honoree at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 2nd day of November, 2012 by:

Honorable Lewis E. Reed, President St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Adopted this 2nd day of November, 2012 as attested by:

David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen

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