SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
EXTENDING THE SYMPATHY OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE RELATIVES OF THE LATE ELIJAH S. HUGHES.
WHEREAS, the late Elijah S. Hughes departed this life on July 6, 1953; and,
WHEREAS, the late Elijah S. Hughes served two terms as a member of the House of Representatives; and,
WHEREAS, Mr. Hughes, during his lifetime, held the office of Comptroller of Kent County; and
WHEREAS, he was Custodian of the property of the State of Delaware; and,
WHEREAS, he was a Director of the Felton Bank; and
WHEREAS, he was a lifelong resident of Felton and was very active in civic and political affairs; and,
WHEREAS, he was a member of a family who distinguished themselves in public service; and,
WHEREAS, it is with deep regret and profound sorrow that we, the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 117th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, have learned of the death of Elijah S. Hughes, who will always be remembered for his interest and devotion to the welfare of the people of the State of Delaware; and,
WHEREAS, he made many friends and helped those who needed help; and,
WHEREAS, the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives desire to concur in expressing unto his surviving relatives, their profound sorrow and sincere sympathy on the passing of their good friend, Elijah S. Hughes. NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 117th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that:
3. The heartfelt sympathy of the Senate and the House of Representatives and of each member thereof is hereby expressed and extended unto the surviving relatives for the great loss which they have suffered by reason of the death of Elijah S. Hughes; and
4. That we humbly and reverently pray to God to comfort and be with the surviving relatives in their bereavement; and
5. That a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the respective journals of each House and a further copy be forwarded unto his closest relative and a copy be delivered to the public press.
Approved July 15, 1953.