CHAPTER 652

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 30

WELCOMING UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE CORINNE BOGGS OF NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, TO DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, members of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware have learned on this date, March 14, 1974, that Congresswoman Corinne Boggs, wife of the late Hal Boggs of Louisiana will visit Delaware to be the guest speaker at the annual fund raising dinner of the Sussex County Democratic Committee to be held in Seaford, Delaware tonight, March 14, 1974; and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Boggs is the first woman in Louisiana's history to be elected to the United States House of Representatives where she serves on the very important Banking and Currency Committee; and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Boggs is also distinguished as the first woman in United States history to serve as Co-Chairman for the Inaugural Balls for two Presidents, the late John F. Kennedy and the late Lyndon B. Johnson; and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Boggs has headed countless political and civic organizations, the zenith of which she served as President of the Woman's National Democratic Club; and

WHEREAS, members of the Democratic Party of the State of Delaware are proud and elated to have such a distinguished lady as their guest speaker this evening at their annual fund raising dinner.

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the House of Representatives of the 127th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that warm greetings are hereby extended to Congresswoman Corinne Boggs of New Orleans, Louisiana, on her arrival in the First State.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Democratic Party of the State of Delaware, acting in concurrence with the members of the 127th General Assembly also extend a hearty welcome and a pleasurable stay here in the First State to Mrs. Corinne Boggs, representing the fine State of Louisiana.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the original copy of this resolution be hand-delivered to Mrs. Boggs by Representative William Gordy, Chairman of the annual fund raising dinner of the Sussex County Democratic Committee.

Approved March 15, 1974