CHAPTER 472

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

RELATIVE TO THE DEATH OF FORMER GOVERNOR AND UNITED STATES SENATOR CLAYTON DOUGLASS BUCK.

WHEREAS, the members of the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware have learned with deepest sorrow of the death on January 27, 1965, of Clayton Douglass Buck, of Buena Vista, a former Governor and United States Senator; and

WHEREAS, the members of the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware recognize in Clayton Douglass Buck's contributions to the State in two terms as Governor and one term as United States Senator, and in his years as chief engineer of the State Highway Department, a rare devotion to the public welfare; and

WHEREAS, very few citizens of Delaware in the history of our State have earned the great respect and admiration which were justly accorded Clayton Douglass Buck for his public service; and

WHEREAS, the public career of Clayton Douglass Buck serves as the best possible example to young and old alike, regardless of political affiliation, of what the interested citizen can do to improve conditions in his own time;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Senate of the State of Delaware, joined by the House of Representatives, hereby resolves that it has received word of the death of Clayton Douglass Buck, of Buena Vista, twice Governor of Delaware, a United States Senator from the First State, and former chief engineer of the Highway Department, with deepest sorrow; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the 123rd ,General Assembly of the State of Delaware by this joint resolution expresses its highest regard for the outstanding public career of Clayton Douglass Buck; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that copies of this joint resolution be sent to the family of Clayton Douglass Buck, to the State Highway Department which he served so faithfully and so well, and to the press and other information media for their use.

Approved February 2, 1965.