CHAPTER 455

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

EXTENDING THE SYMPATHY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO THE WIDOW AND THE RELATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF THE HONORABLE G. CLIFTON MAULL.

WHEREAS, the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 117th General Assembly have learned with great regret of the passing of former Senator G. Clifton Maull, a resident of Lewes, Delaware, and

WHEREAS, the Honorable G. Clifton Maull served faithfully and honorably as a member of the Senate of the State of Delaware from 1931 to 1935, and

WHEREAS, Captain G. Clifton Maull was a pilot on the Delaware River and had continuously served since he was a young man, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull had ably served as a Town Councilman for the town of Lewes for a period of four years, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull at one time served the State of Delaware as a member of the Fish and Game Commission, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was a charter member of the Lewes Volunteer Fire Company which was incorporated in 1923 and had held the positions of Chief and President, and had been active in the County and State Volunteer Fire organizations, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was loved and respected by the Masonic Lodge of which he was a member, he having been affiliated with the Lu Lu Temple and the Nur Temple. He also served as a past Grand Tall Cedar and a past master of the Jefferson Lodge, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was Chairman of the Lewes Memorial Commission, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was active in church affairs in the Episcopal Church and had held the positions of Junior Warden and Vestryman, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull served his country during World War II and attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the United States Coast Guard, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull unselfishly helped those who were in trouble or needy, regardless of race, color, creed or political affiliations, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was instrumental in forming Post No. 17 of the American Legion and was active in the affairs of Veterans, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Maull was recently re-elected as Sussex County Chairman of the Republican Party and had been active in politics most of his life. However, his first consideration was the welfare of the people, his state and his country; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 117th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, as follows:

THAT the members of the 117th General Assembly do hereby express their deep regret and heartfelt sympathy unto the widow and the family of the late Honorable G. Clifton Maull for the great loss which they have suffered by his passing on the 20th day of May, 1953, and, further

THAT we do humbly and reverently pray to God Almighty that He comfort and be with the bereaved widow and the family of the late Mr. Maull in this hour of bereavement and, further,

THAT a copy of this Concurrent Resolution be spread upon the respective journals of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 117th General Assembly of the State of Delaware and a copy be forwarded to his widow, Mrs. Jennie Stanton Mau11, State Street, Lewes, Delaware, and a further copy be delivered to the press.

Approved May 26, 1953.