CHAPTER 332 – STATE OF DELAWARE – EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, for several years the President of the United States and Governors of many States have, by proclamation, designated May Day as Child Health Day;
WHEREAS, the health of the children of our Nation is of vital concern to all of our citizens, as only through the well-being and good health of our youth can the future strength of our country be preserved;
WHEREAS, every effort to promote good health must be made by our people, physicians, dentists, hospitals, State Boards of Health and Education, Medical Societies and other organizations of Delaware,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of Delaware, designate and have set aside
WEDNESDAY, MAY FIRST as
DELAWARE CHILD HEALTH DAY,
and ask the observance of this day in our schools, churches and all civic and community organizations, so we may have a continuation of this important work and give thanks for all health gains that have been made,
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, have here unto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of this State to be hereunto affixed this twenty fifth day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-fourth.
By the Governor:
RICHARD C. McMULLEN
JOSIAH MARVEL, JR., Secretary of State.