H. RES. 302
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 4, 2015
Mr. Sensenbrenner submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
Observing the 100th birthday of the late Les Paul, the
Wizard of Waukesha, and honoring his contributions to the American music industry.
Whereas Les Paul was born on June 9, 1915, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and June 9, 2015, marks the centennial day of his birth;
Whereas Les Paul served in the Armed Forces Radio Network during World War II;
Whereas Les Paul is acknowledged for his contributions leading to the solid-body electric guitar, and a number of innovative sound-recording techniques; and
Whereas Les Paul is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame: Now, therefore, be it
That the House of Representatives—
recognizes and celebrates the 100th birthday of Les Paul; and
commemorates his contributions to American society as a gifted musician, inventor, and musical pioneer.