H.R. 762 (99th): A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a cooperative agreement to maintain the gravesite of Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson and to erect and maintain tablets or markers at such gravesite in commemoration of the progenitor of the national symbol of the United States.


Jan 28, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Samuel Stratton
Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district

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1/28/1985--Introduced.Requires the Secretary of the Interior to enter into contracts or cooperative agreements to maintain the gravesite of "Uncle Sam" Wilson in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, New York, and to erect ...

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Last Action: Jan 7, 1987

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Jan 28, 1985


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