STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies.
RE: Period of Mourning for Chief Justice Daniel F. Wolcott
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware has lost a faithful public servant in Chief Justice Daniel F. Wolcott whose record of service is worthy of the highest traditions of his family; and
WHEREAS, Chief Justice Wolcott committed himself fully to the law; and
WHEREAS, Chief Justice Wolcott served the people of our State ably and faithfully and left us a legacy of high achievement; and
WHEREAS, his death is a loss not only to the Bench and Bar of the State, which greatly revered him, but also a loss to all Delawareans;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order a
PERIOD OF MOURNING
CHIEF JUSTICE DANIEL F. WOLCOTT
throughout the State of Delaware beginning today, July 11, 1973, and continuing through July 25, 1973; and I further order all State flags within the State of Delaware to be flown at half mast during this period of mourning in memory of this outstanding Delaware citizen.
APPROVED this 11th day of July, 1973.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT
ROBERT H. REED
Secretary of State