Sam Staten, Sr. Honored

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SHARING the dais with Sam Staten, Jr., right, at the ceremony are John Dougherty, Louise Williams Bishop and Sheriff Jewell Williams. Photo by Leona Dixon

SHARING the dais with Sam Staten, Jr., right, at the ceremony are John Dougherty, Louise Williams Bishop and Sheriff Jewell Williams. Photo by Leona Dixon

COUNCIL President Darrell Clarke tells audiences how Sam Staten, Sr., was his benefactors. Photo by Leona Dixon

COUNCIL President Darrell Clarke tells audiences how Sam Staten, Sr., was his benefactors. Photo by Leona Dixon

LDC Business Mgr. Ryan N. Boyer introduces guest speakers at the renaming of Wallace Street to Sam Staten, Sr., Drive

LDC Business Mgr. Ryan N. Boyer introduces guest speakers at the renaming of Wallace Street to Sam Staten, Sr., Drive

JOINING LDC’s Ryan N. Boyer at the street-renaming ceremony were Council President Darrell Clarke, John Dougherty and State Sen. Vincent Hughes. Photo by Wendell Douglas

JOINING LDC’s Ryan N. Boyer at the street-renaming ceremony were Council President Darrell Clarke, John Dougherty and State Sen. Vincent Hughes. Photo by Wendell Douglas

LABORERS Local 332 Samuel Staten, Jr., business manager/co-chairman, and his brothers and sisters and grandchildren take stage to honor the memory of dad and grandad Sam Staten, Sr.

JOINING LDC’s Ryan N. Boyer at the street-renaming ceremony were Council President Darrell Clarke, John Dougherty and State Sen. Vincent Hughes. Photo by Wendell Douglas

NEW SIGNAGE at the intersection of Broad & Wallace says it all. The red sign commemorates Laborers legend Sam Staten, Sr. Photo by Leona Dixon

NEW SIGNAGE at the intersection of Broad & Wallace says it all. The red sign commemorates Laborers legend Sam Staten, Sr. Photo by Leona Dixon

LOCAL 135 Business Mgr. Daniel L. “Tiger” Woodall, Omar Sabir, and LDC Business Mgr. Ryan N. Boyer showed their pleasure at the street renaming.

LOCAL 135 Business Mgr. Daniel L. “Tiger” Woodall, Omar Sabir, and LDC Business Mgr. Ryan N. Boyer showed their pleasure at the street renaming.

LOCAL 57 Business Mgr. Estebán Vera shares a moment with State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. Photo by Wendell Douglas

LOCAL 57 Business Mgr. Estebán Vera shares a moment with State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. Photo by Wendell Douglas

CHARLIE Branch greets State Senate candidate Sharif Street at the street renaming. Photo by Wendell Douglas

CHARLIE Branch greets State Senate candidate Sharif Street at the street renaming. Photo by Wendell Douglas

AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding chats with woman at the Staten Drive dedication. Photo by Wendell Douglas

AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding chats with woman at the Staten Drive dedication. Photo by Wendell Douglas

LABORERS Pete Lyde and Judge Jackie Frazier-Lyde were among top city leaders at the renaming of a street in honor of Sam Staten, Sr. Photo by Leona Dixon

LABORERS Pete Lyde and Judge Jackie Frazier-Lyde were among top city leaders at the renaming of a street in honor of Sam Staten, Sr. Photo by Leona Dixon

FUTURE labor leaders, Quaid Asuds Shahid and Taaj Andrews meet up with Mayor Jim Kenney at the dedication. Photo by Wendell Douglas

FUTURE labor leaders, Quaid Asuds Shahid and Taaj Andrews meet up with Mayor Jim Kenney at the dedication. Photo by Wendell Douglas

NEW HOME of Laborers’ District Council, built on the site of an old four-story walkup and other buildings and one of Sam Staten, Sr.’s dreams for his union, is located on Broad Street just north of Wallace Street which leads to the union’s other offices.

NEW HOME of Laborers’ District Council, built on the site of an old four-story walkup and other buildings and one of Sam Staten, Sr.’s dreams for his union, is located on Broad Street just north of Wallace Street which leads to the union’s other offices.

COUNCILMAN Kenyatta Johnson shares a moment with the sister of Sam Staten, Sr.

COUNCILMAN Kenyatta Johnson shares a moment with the sister of Sam Staten, Sr.

FORMER Councilwoman Marian Tasco was among those in attendance. Photo by Leona Dixon.

FORMER Councilwoman Marian Tasco was among those in attendance. Photo by Leona Dixon.

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One Response to Sam Staten, Sr. Honored

  1. Congratulations!!! It must have been exciting to be a part of this event, that honors our Laborers.

    Mary E. Davidson
    August 2, 2016 at 2:20 pm

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