CHAPTER 476

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

IN REFERENCE TO THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING OF FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

WHEREAS, in the course of events which have tried the soul of our people, there has arisen great leaders equal to the task before them and the nation; and

WHEREAS, at a time of crisis in this country, Franklin Delano Roosevelt responded to the call of duty by providing courage, inspiration and direction to our national welfare and by instilling a sense of value and self-respect where it had been lacking; and

WHEREAS, while performing the duties of his office on April 12, 1945, he was taken to his final resting;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that the 123rd General Assembly expresses its tribute this 20th anniversary of his passing by commending his spirit to all Americans.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the text of this Resolution be made a part of the Journal of the proceedings of the House and Senate of the 123rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware.