CHAPTER 778

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION No. 8

URGING SENATOR JOHN J. WILLIAMS TO RUN FOR REELECTION TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE IN 1970.

WHEREAS, Senator John J. Williams was first elected as a United States Senator in 1946; and

WHEREAS, Senator John J. Williams was subsequently reelected to the United States Senate in 1952, 1958 and 1964; and

WHEREAS, Senator John J. Williams has served his Country and State in an exemplary manner as a United States Senator since 1947; and

WHEREAS, Senator John J. Williams has during said period become known as the Watchdog of the Senate; and

WHEREAS, Senator John 3. Williams has achieved a position of Seniority and respect in the United States Senate; and

WHEREAS, during said period of time, Senator John J. Williams has brought national and world-wide attention to the State of Delaware, and

WHEREAS, Senator John J. Williams has announced his intention not to run for re-election in 1970.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the Senate of the 125th General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, respectfully requests His Excellency, the Governor, to try to persuade Senator John J. Williams to run for re-election to the United States Senate in 1970.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be made a part of the Journal of the Senate.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be forwarded to Senator John J. Williams.

Approved June 19, 1969.