STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, Herbert C. Hoover, the 31st President of the United States, departed this life on October 20, 1964; and
WHEREAS, he served this Nation with outstanding distinction as President of the United States, Chairman of the Hoover Commission, Secretary of Commerce, and as Director of the American Relief Administration from 1918 to 1923; and
WHEREAS, Herbert C. Hoover was an inspiring example of dedication to the welfare of humanity during his life; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate that the people of Delaware give respectful remembrance to his contributions to all mankind;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor of the State of Delaware, by authority vested in me by the Constitution of the said State in that behalf, do order that all of the flags of our State be flown at half-mast for a period of thirty days ending Wednesday, November 18th, and I urge that appropriate memorial services be held throughout our State in memory of this life of dedicated service to our Nation and to the world at large.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 20th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-ninth.
ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor
ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State