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H.R. 7289 (97th): A bill to provide for the awarding of gold medals to the families of Lieutenant Commander John C. Waldron, United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander Eugene E. Lindsey, United States Navy, and Lieutenant Commander Lance E. Massey, United States Navy, in recognition of the heroic actions taken by these men during the Battle of Midway.

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Oct 1, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 1, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard White

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district




Oct 1, 1982

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H.R. 7289 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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