The regular sessions of the Rensselaer County Legislature are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in:
Legislative Chambers, Third Floor
Rensselaer County Government Center
1600 7th Avenue
Troy, New York 12180
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Clinton J. Winnie Honor A Deceased Veteran
May 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
CLINTON JOHN WINNIE
Clinton John Winnie was born on July 3, 1929 in Albany, New York to Clinton E. Winnie and Catherine M. Winnie (McCarthy). Clinton was the brother of Catherine First, William Winnie, and the late Shirley and Mary Lou Winnie.
Clinton attended Albany High School.
PFC Winnie enlisted in the United States Army on February 9, 1951 in Albany, New York. He served during the Korean War with Company B, 43rd Engineer Construction Battalion. PFC Winnie was the proud recipient of the Korean Service Medal W/2 Bronze Stars, United Nations Service Medal, and Merit Unit Commendation. PFC Winnie was honorably discharged on January 24, 1953.
Clinton married his first wife, Regina Fairfield on February 4, 1951. Together they had one son; Michael Winnie. On September 17, 1955, Clinton married the late Anne I. Bond. Together they had three sons; Steven, and the late Ronald and Richard Winnie; grandfather of; Walter, Michelle, Stephanie, Shelly, Shannon, Steven, Shawn, Shane, Sawyer, and the late Tonya.
Clinton was a truck driver for Hudson Valley Paper Co. for nine years, and later began working as an exterminator for Linindoll’s Pest Control, where after 17 years, he retired in 1994.
Clinton was a member of the American Legion, Melvin Roads Post #1231, as well as a member of the AARP. Clinton enjoyed listening to country music and was an avid New York Mets Baseball fan.
Special sessions may also be convened at the request of the Chairman.
The agenda for a regular session is available on the Thursday preceding the meeting. Members of the public have the opportunity to speak on issues contained in the agenda for one-half hour prior to the opening of the meeting.
We also have a Public Forum night; this is a great opportunity for the Public to make comments to the full Legislative Body. It is held on the Wednesday of the week preceding our regular monthly meeting in Chambers beginning at 6:00 p.m.
At the request of local interpreters, if an interpreter is needed at any meeting in the Legislature they require 2 weeks advance notice. Thank you for your cooperation.