"Lane Allen Evans" was a Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 until 2007, representing the Illinois' 17th congressional district/17th District of Illinois. Evans announced that he would not seek reelection in November 2006 and retired at the end of the 109th United States Congress/109th Congress, due to the increasingly debilitating effects of Parkinson's disease.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Lane Evans on Wikipedia.
This past weekend I was proud to take part in the commemoration of the World War II Memorial and salute the Greatest Generation. And I am proud to have the opportunity to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifices of Americans who took part in D-Day. Their efforts that day will forever stand as a defining moment in history.Lane Evans
This year our Memorial Day activities are especially poignant as "The Greatest Generation" joins us to dedicate the World War II Memorial on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, DC The World War II Memorial will stand before us as a constant reminder of the great sacrifices and triumphs of a very special class of Americans.Lane Evans