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Pensions for Widows of Major Walter Reed, Major James Carroll, and Doctor Jesse W. Lazear
Whereas, Those who are interested in the advancement of science appreciate the very great service done to science and humanity by the heroic sacrifices of Major Walter Reed, Major James Carroll, and Dr. Jesse W. Lazear, in connection with the early experimental study of yellow fever which has subsequently led to the control of this disease largely as a result of their heroism, be it therefore
Resolved, That the American Association for the Advancement of Science favors and strongly urges the passage of the Copeland-Wainwright Bill now before the United States Congress, in so far as that bill provides suitable annual pensions for the widows of the above-mentioned men, and be it further
Resolved, That the American Association greatly appreciates the well-directed efforts of Congressmen Copeland and Wainwright and their supporters, toward the passage of the Copeland-Wainwright Bill.
[Adopted by the AAAS Council, December 30, 1929.]