CHAPTER 596

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 6

COMMEMORATING GEORGE HANBY UPON THE EVENT OF HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY.

WHEREAS, on March 1, 1973, George Hanby of 1608 Brandywine Boulevard in Wilmington celebrated his 100th birthday; and

WHEREAS, George Hanby, born March 1, 1873, the son of William Hanby and Jane Bullock Hanby, has resided in the City of Wilmington for an entire century; and

WHEREAS, George Hanby has served his State, city and community working for over 50 years at the Jessup and Moore Company in Wilmington and later for his son at his establishment of business, George D. Hanby Co., Inc., retiring at the admirable age of 88; and

WHEREAS, George Hanby is alert and active for his age, sharing this joyous day with his two great grandchildren and other members of his family; and

WHEREAS, Delaware is justly proud of its newest centenarian upon reaching a milestone that few achieve.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 127th General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that George Hanby is to be commended and celebrated upon reaching his 100th birthday and best wishes and regards of the day are hereby extended.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to George Hanby in care of his daughter, Miss Evelyn A. Hanby at her residence at 1608 Brandywine Boulevard, Wilmington, Delaware.

Approved March 16, 1973.