Bill Text - HR13 (2017)

Memorializing State Representative Donald Flanders of Laconia.

Revision: Nov. 1, 2017, 4:25 p.m.




Memorializing State Representative Donald H. Flanders of Laconia


WHEREAS, we have learned with profound sorrow of the death of our friend and colleague Donald H. Flanders, who was serving his ninth term as a State Representative representing the citizens of Belknap County District 3, the city of Laconia; and


WHEREAS, a member of the House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee for all nine of his terms, his Chairman recounted how Don Flanders brought his extensive background as a board member of Lakes Region General Hospital and in professional insurance to the committee and was widely respected by all members of the committee as THE property and casualty insurance expert who represented New Hampshire on the National Conference of Insurance Legislators; and


WHEREAS, Don Flanders was an active citizen in Laconia for over five decades, having served as a member of the city council, mayor pro tem, trustee of the trust funds, and chair of the Holy Trinity Catholic School Board; and 


WHEREAS, a Past President an active member of the Laconia branch of Rotary International, Don Flanders espoused the virtues of the Four Way Test, the nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships; now, therefore, be it 


RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives in Regular Session convened, Donald H. Flanders be granted the highest praise and accolades and our profound thanks for his service to his country, the state, and the city he called home his entire life, and, be it further


RESOLVED, that expressions of our most heartfelt sympathy be extended to his family and that a suitable copy of this Resolution be prepared for presentation to them.



Offered by the House of Representatives.