CHAPTER 276

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

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

WHEREAS, An election was held in the State of Delaware, on Tuesday, the 3rd day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-two 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

William J. Swain

30,056

William W. Conwell

24,737

Harold H. Vigneulle

464

KENT COUNTY

 

William J. Swain

6,374

William W. Conwell

5,653

Harold H. Vigneulle

90

SUSSEX COUNTY

 

William J. Swain

8,627

William W. Conwell

8,138

Harold H. Vigneulle

142

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

William J. Swain 45,057

Whole number of votes for

William W. Conwell 38,528

Whole number of votes for

Harold H. Vigneulle 696

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Walter W. Bacon, 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 tenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred

(GREAT SEAL) and 42 and of the Independence of the said State the one hundred and sixty-seventh.

By the Governor:

WALTER W. BACON EARLE D. WILLEY, Secretary of State.