CHAPTER 446

APPROPRIATION

MARY B. MAYBEE

AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONEYS TO MARY B. MAYBEE, WIDOW OF LYLE T. MAYBEE IN THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND, WHILE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICIAL DUTIES IN LINE OF SERVICE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, on the 20th day of December, 1953, Lyle T. Maybee was fatally injured while in the performance of his duties as Right-of-Way Engineer, of the State Highway Department of the State of Delaware, while driving a State owned car from Milford to Dover; and

WHEREAS, the said Lyle T. Maybee left to survive him a widow, Mary B. Maybee and three children, two of whom were under the age of eighteen years; and

WHEREAS, the accident which caused the death of Lyle T. Maybee could in no wise be attributed to negligence or carelessness on his part; and

WHEREAS, Lyle T. Maybee had been a valued, conscientious employee, whose term extended, uninterrupted from March of 1929 to the date of his death, having served in many posts such as surveyor, inspector, designer, and finally as Right-ofWay Engineer ; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of valuable service rendered the State of Delaware, and in recognition of the fact that while in the line of service to the State of Delaware, Lyle T. Maybee met with violent, untimely death through no fault of his own ; NOW THEREFORE,

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Section 1. That the State Treasurer be and is hereby directed and authorized to pay to Mary B. Maybee, widow of Lyle T. Maybee, the sum of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($12,500.00).

Section 2. That this Bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Bill and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved July 14, 1955.