CHAPTER 782

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 25

EXPRESSING SYMPATHY OVER THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE CHARLES L. TERRY, JR.

WHEREAS, the Members of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware wish to express their sadness over the untimely death on February 6, 1970, of the Honorable Charles Laymen Terry, Jr.; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Charles L. Terry, Jr., born on September 17, 1900 in Camden, Delaware, served the State that he loved for a total of thirty-eight years after receiving a degree in Law from Washington and Lee University; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Charles L. Terry, Jr., during his days at Washington and Lee was a member of the baseball and football teams and later was a devoted fan of these and other sports; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Charles L. Terry, Jr., during his distinguished career in public service attained the positions of Secretary of State of Delaware, President Judge of the Superior Court of Delaware, Justice and later, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware, and finally, Governor of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Charles L. Terry, Jr., during his four-year reign as Governor of Delaware was instrumental in having a wide range of legislative reforms passed into law; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable Charles L. Terry, Jr. was a warm, friendly, dedicated public servant during his sixty-nine years of life on this earth;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Members of the House of Representatives of the 125th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that they extend their warmest and deepest sympathies to Jessica, the beloved wife of the Honorable Charles L. Terry, Jr. and to other members of the Terry family; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be entered upon the Journals of the House and Senate, and a copy forwarded to Mrs. Charles L. Terry, Jr., and her family.

Approved March 23, 1970.