HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
IN REFERENCE TO THE DEATH OF JAMES H. WOOD, CUSTODIAN OF THE STATE HOUSE.
WHEREAS, James H. Wood, the Custodian of the State House, departed this life on July 11, 1964, while still actively engaged in his official capacity; and
WHEREAS, James H. Wood from February, 1961, until the day of his death faithfully served the State of Delaware in performance of his duties as Custodian of State Buildings; and
WHEREAS, during the period that the deceased had charge of the maintenance, upkeep and repair of the State Buildings and Grounds, multitudinous innovations and modernizations were introduced, all to the establishment of a well-kept and beautiful exterior appearance of State owned property and of modern eye appealing and efficient interior of all State Buildings; and
WHEREAS, it is the wish of the General Assembly and His Excellency, the Governor, to give expression to the regret they experienced at the passing of James H. Wood, a prominent figure in his Community and Custodian of the State House at the time of his death,
BE IT RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives of the 122nd General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that the passing of James H. Wood be noted with sincere and deep regret on the part of His Excellency, the Governor, of the State of Delaware, and all members of the 122nd General Assembly; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the family of the deceased has the full sympathy of the members of the 122nd General Assembly of the State of Delaware which is extended by sending a copy of this Resolution to the members of his immediate family; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the text of this Resolution be made a part of the Journal of the proceedings of the House of Representatives and of the Senate of the 122nd General Assembly of the State of Delaware.
Approved August 5, 1964.