CHAPTER 655

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

TO EXPRESS THE GRATITUDE OF THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO DR. SALK FOR HIS SUCCESSFUL RESEARCH COMBATING POLIOMYELITIS.

WHEREAS, poliomyelitis has killed or crippled countless thousands of children and adults throughout the world and

WHEREAS, many years of human research has finally resulted in the discovery by Dr. Jonas E. Salk of a vaccine which will largely prevent polio,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware that the General Assembly speaking for the citizens of Delaware hereby expresses the congratulations and heartfelt gratitude of the citizens of the State of Delaware to Dr. Jonas E. Salk and those associated with him for the great advance which they have made for the betterment of mankind everywhere by their successful research which has culminated in a vaccine to combat polio, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be spread upon the Journals of the House and Senate and that a copy be mailed to Dr. Salk.

Approved May 5, 1955.