SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 53
CONGRATULATING MRS. J. EDWIN LEWIS ON BEING NAMED DELAWARE'S MOTHER-OF-THE-YEAR.
WHEREAS, a warm and welcome honor has come to the capital city of the First State with the announcement that Mrs. J. Edwin Lewis, mother of three fine sons, Frederick, John and Arthur, has been named Delaware's Mother-of-the-Year; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. J. Edwin Lewis — the former Doris Townsend—is truly a "Lady of All Counties", having lived in Kent, Sussex, and New Castle, and having participated in church and community activities throughout her beloved Delaware; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Doris Lewis has been very active in Dover-area organization, particularly the Dover Century Club for over twenty years, the Round Table Club of Wyoming, and the Colonel Armwell Long Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Doris Lewis, as a successful candidate sponsored by the Peoples Church of Dover and its women's auxiliary in the Delaware Mother-of-the-Year competition, will be accompanied by her dear hubby, Ed Lewis, former Secretary of the Delaware Senate and retired Chief of Collections for the I.R.S., to the National finals in New York City in May.
BE IT RESOLVED that the Senate of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, extends joyous congratulations to Mrs. J. Edwin Lewis on being named Delaware's Mother-of-the-Year and wishes her continued success as she advances to the National Mother of the Year competition in New York City.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that ten copies of this resolution be sent to Mr. and Mrs. J. Edwin Lewis and their family.
Approved March 29, 1974