CHAPTER 236

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

RICHARD C. McMULLEN, Governor of the said State

TO ALL PERSONS TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 8th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight that being the Tuesday next after the first Monday in said month, in pursuance of the Constitution and Laws of the State of Delaware, in that behalf, for the election of an Insurance Commissioner of the State of Delaware.

AND WHEREAS, The official certificates or returns, of the said election, held in the several counties of the said State, having been duly received and examined by the Governor, it appears from them that the votes in said county respectively for such Insurance Commissioner were cast as follows, to wit:

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Frank L. Cates

30,466

William J. Swain

41,019

James Postles Hammond

79

Harold H. Vigneulle

360

KENT COUNTY

 

Frank L. Cates

8,235

William J. Swain

7,154

James Postles Hammond

109

Harold H. Vigneulle

72

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

Frank L. Cates

9,318

William J. Swain

10,781

James Postles Hammond

389

Harold H. Vigneulle

117

AND WHEREAS, The said returns of the election as aforesaid, duly made out, signed and executed, having been duly delivered to the Governor by the Superior Court of said counties, and the Governor having examined said returns as aforesaid, and enumerated and ascertained the number of votes for each and every candidate or person voted for, for such Insurance Commissioner the result appears as follows, to wit:

Whole number of votes for Frank L. Cates 48,019

Whole number of votes for William J. Swain 58,954

Whole number of votes for James Postles Hammond ____ 577

Whole number of votes for Harold H. Vigneulle 549

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that William J. Swain has received the highest vote at the election aforesaid, and therefore has been and is duly and legally elected the Insurance Commissioner of and for the State of Delaware.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND and the Great Seal of the said State, at Dover, the sixteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred

(Great Seal) and thirty-eight and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and sixty-third.

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Secretary of State.