STATE OF DELAWARE
EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER TWELVE
To: Heads of State Departments and Agencies
Subject: Holiday for State Employees, December 24, 1962
WHEREAS, December 24th the day before Christmas, falls on a Monday, breaking the long week-end holiday; and
WHEREAS, President Kennedy has declared Monday, December 24th, as a holiday for Federal employees; and
WHEREAS, many private companies in Delaware have granted this day as a holiday for their employees:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of Delaware, do Hereby Order that all State agencies treat Monday, December 24, 1962, as a legal holiday and accord employees the same time off and other benefits as if this were a legal holiday.
Approved this twenty-ninth day of November, 1962.
ELBERT N. CARVEL
By the Governor
Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State