CHAPTER 610

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 6

RELATING TO THE DEATH OF MRS. EDGAR J. BOGGS.

WHEREAS, the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 126th General Assembly along with the Governor have learned with regret of the passing of Mrs. Edgar J. Boggs of Cheswold, Delaware, mother of former Governor J. Caleb Boggs and now senior U.S. Senator from Delaware; and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Boggs not only served the people of the State of Delaware as a faithful and dedicated state employee until her retirement, but she also led an exemplary community life giving a full measure of her time to many civic and religious causes; and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Boggs' life was so full of meritious accomplishments she was awarded the high honor of Mother of the Year in 1954 for her truly American home and the way she had reared her four (4) boys, one of which she sacrificed during World War II for the preservation of our liberties, another of which later become Governor and U.S. Senator from the great State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the members of the 126th General Assembly along with the Governor desire to express to the family of the deceased, in this public manner, their sympathy at the occasion of this loss;

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 126th General Assembly, along with the Governor, that they express their regret at the passing of Mrs. Edgar J. Boggs, a prominent figure in the community and a truly great mother.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the text of this resolution be entered on the Journals of both the Senate and the House of Representatives, and that copies be sent to the immediate family of Mrs. Edgar J. Boggs.

Approved April 11, 1971.