CHAPTER 491

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

EXTENDING THE SYMPATHY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO THE WIDOW AND THE RELATIVES UPON THE PASSING OF MR. J. WARREN MARSHALL.

WHEREAS, the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 117th General Assembly have learned with great regret of the passing of Mr. J. Warren Marshall, a resident of Yorklyn, Delaware; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall has been for many years one of the most outstanding citizens of this State; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall has contributed tremendously to the development of the Y. M. C. A. program in this State, having served, at one time, for eleven years as President of the Wilmington Y. M. C. A. and was the second man ever to be named to the post of Honorary President; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall was a leader in civic efforts almost too numerous to mention, such as the Delaware Motor Club, Boy Scouts, Rotary Club and many Masonic Clubs and the Red Cross; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall was one of the outstanding leaders in the fields of industry and business, being a Past President and Vice President of the Delaware Chamber of Commerce, President of the Wilmington Manufacturers' Association, a Director of the Wilmington Trust Company, Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Company, The Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, The Delaware Rayon Company, Manufacturers' Club of Philadelphia, as well as having been the President of the National Vulcanized Fiber Company and having served as Chairman of the Vocational Advisory Council of the State Board of Education; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall was active in church affairs, having been a life-long member of the Hockessin Meeting Society of Friends; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall was active in politics for many years, having been a former Chairman of the Republican State Committee; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall will be long remembered for his unselfish devotion to those who were in trouble or needy regardless of race, color, creed or political affiliation; 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 members of the General Assembly do hereby express their deep regret and heartfelt sympathy to the widow and the family of the late Mr. J. Warren Marshall for the great loss which they have suffered by his passing on the 25th day of June, 1953, and further

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

THAT a copy of this Concurrent Resolution be spread upon the respective Journals of the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 117th General Assembly of the State of Delaware and a copy be forwarded to his widow, Mrs. Bertha T. Lamboen Marshall, Yorklyn, Delaware, and a further copy be delivered to the press.

Approved June 30, 1953.