CHAPTER 475

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

RELATIVE TO THE DEATH OF BENJAMIN F. SIMMONS, LATE OF THE CITY OF DOVER, DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, notice has been received of the death of Benjamin F. Simmons, late of Dover, Delaware, a member of the House of Representatives in 1937 and a member of the Senate in 1939 and 1941; and

WHEREAS, Benjamin F. Simmons was an outstanding citizen in his community and State, a man who participated in public affairs and who affiliated himself with groups and organizations interested in the public welfare;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 117th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein that the present members have heard with profound sorrow of the passing of Benjamin F. Simmons and desire to pay tribute to the character and public services of an outstanding citizen of our State who, in addition to his activities in the community and County where he lived served as a respected member of both Branches of the General Assembly, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the sympathy of each member of this General Assembly is hereby extended to the widow of the deceased and to all other members of his immediate family and that a copy of this resolution be delivered to the widow of the deceased and the action hereby taken be made a part of the record of the present session.

Approved February 23, 1953.