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Legislation #: 950757 Introduction Date: 6/1/1995
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 6/1/1995
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Honoring Leo Feingold as a gold medalist in singles tennis in the eighty to eighty-four age category in the U.S. National Senior Sports Classic #5 - Senior Olympics.

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6/1/1995

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6/1/1995

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RESOLUTION NO. 950757

 

Honoring Leo Feingold as a gold medalist in singles tennis in the eighty to eighty-four age category in the U.S. National Senior Sports Classic #5 - Senior Olympics.

 

WHEREAS, the Senior Olympics were recently held in San Antonio with 8,200 individuals participating out of the 250,000 who attempted to qualify; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to qualify to represent a state at national competition, the individual must have finished first or second in an event, and Mr. Feingold represented the state of Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, Leo Feingold, who is 80 years old, has lived in Kansas City since 1945 and has been playing tennis on and off for 67 years; and

 

WHEREAS, he served on the Kansas City, Missouri Silver-Haired City Council for four years, representing the Sixth District; and

 

WHEREAS, he is a World War II veteran who served as a personnel officer in the United States Air Force. He later went into the clothing manufacturing business and has now been retired for twelve years; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Feingold is married to Ida Rose "Skipper" Feingold and has five children and twelve grandchildren; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council honor Leo Feingold for his accomplishments at the Senior Olympics; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and a copy provided to Leo Feingold.

 

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